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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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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The Film Trail

Have you ever watched a film or TV show just for the location? Or been distracted from the storyline by trying to work out exactly where something was filmed? You’re not alone.

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Up A Hill, Early

Watching the sunrise, picnic all laid out, from Arthur’s Seat on an August Sunday morning: how good does that sound?

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The Lady of West Port Garden

In the early 1900s, Norah Geddes was a leading light behind several garden areas created within the city of Edinburgh.

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Message From The Skies

New Year’s Resurrection

What could be more inspiring than walking the winter streets of Edinburgh on the trail of an illustrated short story from leading Scottish writer, Val McDermid?

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