Burns In Bangladesh

Of all the places in all the world, I never expected to meet Rabbie Burns in Bangladesh.

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The Magic Lantern

Curl up in the cosy atmosphere of the Museum of Childhood and hear tales of dreams and adventures, colourfully illuminated by a real Victorian magic lantern show…

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Jean Mack Gallery

The very talented Gilmerton Art Group are currently exhibiting in the Jean Mack Gallery at Gilmerton Community Centre.

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Explore Botanic Lights

From the Arctic to the Himalayas, visitors can follow of a trail of spectacular light installations around the Garden, experiencing the sights and sounds of some of world’s most exotic locations which have played a part in the creation of the Botanics’ Living Collection. Read the rest of this entry »

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Scotland’s Landscape of Magic

Scotland is full of inspiring landscapes and locations – places that are beautiful but also linked with ancient folklore and fascinating history – and as a children’s writer, I’m constantly inspired by the local landscape and lore.

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Niddrie House

Real and Imagined Local History…

It’s fast approaching autumn proper: season of mists, mellow fruitfulness, damp leaves and who knows, maybe even the wandering dead spirits of The Wauchope family who lived in the mysterious Niddrie House.

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