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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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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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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