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Boats, Boys and Biarritz

North Berwick is known as the Biarritz of the north. Having been to both, I can confirm that on a bright sunny day with the sea sparkling on Scotland’s east coast, there are similarities.

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Bill Gillon Retrospective

Leith artist, Bill Gillon, is currently being honoured with a Retrospective Exhibition at The Scottish Arts Club, Edinburgh. Bill, who was born in 1942, was the youngest child of a large family where the Church played an important part in their lives. This certainly shows in some of his earlier works.

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A Walk in Bonaly Country Park

Walking the Pentland Hills is a delightful outing throughout the year.  If you think it’s always about hiking boots, a compass and several miles of terrain, then think again.  Elspeth Anderson takes a poetic – if damp – Sunday afternoon stroll in spring…

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World Heritage Day

World Heritage Day is celebrated around the globe, raising awareness of the diversity of cultural heritage and the 1007 places listed by UNESCO as World Heritage Sites.

World Heritage Sites are cultural and/or natural sites (places or buildings) considered to be of outstanding universal importance. They are thought to represent the most significant, unique or best examples of the world’s cultural and/or natural heritage.

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