Features on Lothianlife.co.uk include informative articles of particular interest to discerning, 'thinking people' of Edinburgh, West Lothian, Midlothian and East Lothian.

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#Libraries Matter

I love libraries. They’ve always been one of my life’s givens; wherever I’ve been in the world, I’ve visited a library.

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REBUS 30

On the first weekend of July, hundreds of fans converged in Edinburgh to celebrate the life of the iconic detective, John Rebus. Rarely in literature has one fictional character garnered so much attention.

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The Water Rats

The story of Captain John Hope and the Water Rats, as told by local historian, George Robinson…

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Messing About ‘On’ the Water

This year’s Edinburgh Canal Festival, as enjoyed by Sandy Bennett-Haber – mum, author and blogger – with her two favourite boys…

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The Omen of Dummie Ha’s Wynd

Judgment vs Justice

Standing at the railing on the old Victorian promenade, one looks out to the sparkling waters beyond the beach.

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Remembering Maria

Sundays were the day I visited Maria Jankowska, a sweet little white-haired old lady who lived  in sheltered housing in Morningside Road.

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