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Danish Hygge in East Lothian

At this time of year, most of us want to hunker down, draw the curtains and hibernate. The Danish have a different idea: they believe you should embrace the coming of winter, pull on the boots, wrap up in a coat, gloves and hat and head out into the cold. Read the rest of this entry »

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The Story of Chrystal MacMillan

There can be few places on earth where history and geography combine to such spectacular effect as in Edinburgh, this craggy windswept city of tenements and cobbled streets where the story of a nation is etched in stone.

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Words With Sandy

This month, Words With… talks to mum, landlady and writer, Sandy Bennett-Haber, who is one of the judges in our Happy Ever After? short story competition. We catch up with her at home in Edinburgh…

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Foodies Festival Christmas 2017 – Win VIP Tickets

The festive Foodies Festival returns to the EICC on 24, 25 & 26 November. Featuring top Scottish chefs and recent MasterChef winners, there is live music, a desserts theatre, and festive masterclasses, too.

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