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Have You Met Betty?

Edinburgh Science Festival highlights the scale of e-waste with a special art commission, Devouring Technology, showing at the National Musueum. Read the rest of this entry »

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Melody and Sam: Record Breakers

Sam and Melody want to break a world record. They train every day. They want to be the best, the fastest, the strongest, the largest, the longest – anything so long as they get their names in the big record book.

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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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A Simple Table – Chi-Wan and Natali Stajcic

Recipes and Rituals for a Life in Balance.

A Simple Table is a delightful gift book, with a simple cover and beautiful photography.

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Touching the Void – Lyceum

As Nietzsche said, ”When you stare into the abyss, the abyss stares back at you.”

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A Year of Scottish Poems

An anthology of the very best of Scottish poetry, crossing the spectrum from Robert Burns to Carol Ann Duffy.

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