The Allan Ramsay Hotel, Carlops

The Allan Ramsay Hotel is in a blink-and-you’ll miss it location, on the side of the A720 at Carlops, around 15 minutes from the Edinburgh bypass.

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‘In fire and blood and anguish…’

At first glance, An Inspector Calls, (King’s Theatre) and The Panopticon (Traverse) are productions at different ends of a theatre spectrum.

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The Stair Arms, Pathhead

Sometimes there’s nothing better than a home from home, and dinner and an overnight stay at the friendly and comfortable Stair Arms, certainly felt like a mini holiday.

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The Mending Basket

You know that buzz you get when you buy a new item of clothing? Then you wear it, feel great in in, have adventures in it…and it wears out.

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World’s Biggest Coffee Morning

Eat cake, and cure cancer? Certainly. Everybody knows someone, somehow, affected by the disease, yet it’s often difficult to know how to make a difference. That’s why Coffee Mornings/Afternoons/Evenings are such an inspired idea. Read the rest of this entry »

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Solaris – Lyceum

Playwright David Greig has boldly gone to science fiction for his latest theatrical adaptation of a well known novel.

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