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FRINGE – If it’s your first time in Edinburgh in August, read on…

The Edinburgh Festival is a wonderful explosion of culture, colour and crowds which bursts over the city during August. You may be forgiven for thinking all you have to do is turn up with a pocketful of hopes and dreams and enjoy yourself. Whilst that is true to an extent, if you’ve never been to […]

EVENT – North Berwick Highland Games on This Saturday – 8th August

Fancy something different this weekend ?  Then head down to the North Berwick Highland Games – official website is HERE Information on how to get there by car, train and bus is HERE.   I will be travelling there by train, it’s the easiest way considering how busy the roads may be.  They are every half hour […]

REVIEW – Day Trip Around Perthshire

I recently took some friends from out of town around Perthshire for the day.  I know the route I took like the back of my hand, but a really useful information site for Scotland is Undiscovered Scotland.  They have a great search facility, by region and by Historic Scotland sites etc all accompanied with photos so […]

REVIEW – Walk Around Craiglockhart Hill

Craiglockhart Hill is a great area to explore.  You can reach it from a number of places such as Craiglockhart Terrace (free parking) or Napier University Campus.  There are many paths you can take, but if you keep on heading upwards you will eventually come to the top and be able to see right over Edinburgh. […]

PHOTO – Spring Is In The Air

Spring is well and truly in the air.  As I wandered around the streets of Edinburgh today, people were basking in the sunshine, eating outside and enjoying the warm weather. I really do love Edinburgh when the sun is shining and the sky is blue, there is no better place to be.  These people in the […]