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Local Hero

On Saturday night when atmospheric conditions were perfect for a sighting of the northern lights – although sadly not in the Lothians – we at the Lyceum enjoyed spectacular blazing skies in the superbly staged production of Local Hero.

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Yamato

Eastern promises

One of the (many) joys of reviewing Edinburgh’s plethora of restaurants for Lothian Life is discovering new and exciting places to eat, and Yamato is one of those hidden gems I might never have discovered.

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Springtime Slug Hunt

The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) is calling on gardeners to help locate a beneficial garden slug that could be on the verge of extinction in the UK.

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Food and Flower Pairings

Well-considered pairings of food with attractively-arranged flowers are a simple and effective way to bring a touch of early spring into your home.

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