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June In Bloom

June is my favourite time of the gardening calendar – from a profusion of fresh green (but not exclusively) delivered in the upper canopy of the trees creating movement, shade and blossom to the explosion of colour throughout the borders, rockeries and the bedding season including hanging baskets. Read the rest of this entry »

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Edinburgh’s Most Famous Dog

Greyfriars Bobby is a dog known to generations of Scotland’s residents and visitors alike. Here, in the first of a two-part feature, local historian, George Robinson, tells the story of the faithful friend who became so famous.

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Message In A Bottle

MILK!

Tasting the top of the cream from the Wee Isle Dairy milk bottle evoked many childhood memories of my first year milk project at secondary school.

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Expedition Peter Pan – Review

Welcome to Neverland, a place between waking and sleeping, where channelling your inner Peter Pan will help the most uptight of grown-ups rediscover fun.

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