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Glory on Earth – Review

It’s an intriguing concept in all senses of the word to conceive of a play dramatising the encounters between Mary Queen of Scots and John Knox.

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Where She Will Shine – Sylvia Anderson

Mary MacDonald has led a sheltered life, but Shona, her strong and practical mother, knows she will shine at whatever she does.

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Body And Soul

Brent Millar’s ‘I Hope So…’ and Audrey Grant’s ‘Ceci Est Mon Corps’ comprise current exhibitions at Edinburgh’s Open Eye Gallery Read the rest of this entry »

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Charlie Sonata

Charlie Sonata – a musical name, bringing to mind a musical form in three parts with exposition, development and recapitulation.

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Fringe (Festival) Benefits

In August this year it will be 70 years since the very first Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Here, Geraldine Miller reflects on its journey so far…

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You Won’t Remember This: Travel with Babies – Edited by Sandy Bennett-Haber

This book, explains the blurb, is not a ‘How To’ guide, but a gathering of twenty tales from around the world, written by people who have tried and survived a journey with a baby.

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