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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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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A Night In The Country

Down in the Scottish Borders, only thirty-odd miles from the centre of Edinburgh and a bit more from Glasgow, the Tinto House Hotel is an unassuming oasis of calm.

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The Enchanted Forest

The annual autumn Enchanted Forest comes to life this year as Oir an Uisge – Gaelic for ‘edge of the water’.

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Harvest Moon Glamping

It’s a Saturday night in early September, and my friend and I have a family-sized tree house to ourselves and views of the Bass Rock. But there’s one growing problem: getting our shop-bought lasagne cooked.

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