Features on Lothianlife.co.uk include informative articles of particular interest to discerning, 'thinking people' of Edinburgh, West Lothian, Midlothian and East Lothian.

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Go Home And Sit Still

Inspirational local women tell tales of their favourite inspirational women to celebrate International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month…

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Remembering Maria

Sundays were the day I visited Maria Jankowska, a sweet little white-haired old lady who lived  in sheltered housing in Morningside Road.

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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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Scots Wassail

In the spirit of Christmas, Robert Duncan Martin brings us a festive carol adapting an English custom to a Scottish setting.

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Botanics Nights of Lights

Christmas at the Edinburgh Botanics is surely one of the evening walks of the season. This year the trail boasts over a million twinkling lights, and on Saturday night it was buzzing with visitors galore.

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Words With Mark

Major General Mark Strudwick CBE, is a retired British Army officer, who served as General Officer Commanding Scotland and Governor of Edinburgh Castle from 1997 to 2000. In this week of remembrance, he shares an insight into his life…

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