Liz Power

Articles by Liz Power:

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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Firing In The New Year

We fancied doing something different for New Year’s Eve 2018. Usually the end of the year in our family is not celebrated much; rather we limp lamely towards its end.  Read the rest of this entry »

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A War of Two Halves

It is 1914 and the Heart of Midlothian Football Club has won 19 out of their 23 matches and is poised to become Scottish league champions. Then 13 of their players volunteer to serve in McCrae’s Battalion in the Royal Scots.

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Women Run Strong

Calling all women runners

During long runs, when fatigue is setting in and energy levels are sinking fast, I often fantasise about a steady supply of sugar to fuel me on the way, some friendly encouragement to keep going and a welcome glass of something fizzy at the end.

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A Fishy Tale From Barra

There are more than twenty of us travelling by minibus from the Outer Hebridean isle of Eriskay over the causeway to South Uist…

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In Grape Appreciation

Ever wondered what people mean when they say a wine has “legs”? Or what on earth leather and sandstone are supposed to taste like? It’s just a glass of fermented grape juice, right?

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