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Growing Old Gracefully

Sunday lunchtime seemed a good moment to pop into the Book Festival to hear two writers discussing their books on ageing in an interview with Sheena McDonald.

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Symphonic Ibiza & A Complicated Man

When the invite to Symphonic Ibiza appeared in my inbox, I jumped at the chance to be at the opening night.

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Anna Pasternak: Untitled

Wallis Simpson has usually had a somewhat negative press. She is most often regarded as the man- hunter who caused the abdication, the twice divorced social climber eager to snare her Prince and her place in the British monarchy.

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Raised Voices…Real Lives

Edinburgh’s streets are currently thronging with visitors as the festival season is in full swing and some may have briefly registered, with slight surprise, the large numbers of homeless people wedged in doorways or sitting on blankets outside shops.

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