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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What’s Behind The Door?

Edinburgh, a city steeped in history, treats the festive season very well. This year, Edinburgh Christmas successfully combines past and present in the form of a Giant Advent Calendar.

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Danish Hygge in East Lothian

At this time of year, most of us want to hunker down, draw the curtains and hibernate. The Danish have a different idea: they believe you should embrace the coming of winter, pull on the boots, wrap up in a coat, gloves and hat and head out into the cold. Read the rest of this entry »

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A Night In The Country

Down in the Scottish Borders, only thirty-odd miles from the centre of Edinburgh and a bit more from Glasgow, the Tinto House Hotel is an unassuming oasis of calm.

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The Enchanted Forest

The annual autumn Enchanted Forest comes to life this year as Oir an Uisge – Gaelic for ‘edge of the water’.

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