Lothian Life is delighted to announce a 500 word short story competition. Itâ€™s open to everyone, itâ€™s free to enter, and the theme is simply to write something â€˜upliftingâ€™ …
MagicFest announces its 7th Magical Year programme and launches a new MagicFair at Summerhall. Lose yourself in magic 1st – 8th July.
I need a bit of Peace. Just a few minutes. Itâ€™s been a frenetic week of ups and downs, Iâ€™m tired, Iâ€™m rain-soaked and whilst thereâ€™s no wine or chocolate in the house, there is a slumbering five year oldâ€¦ Oh, Iâ€™d love a little Friday evening pampering.
If you’re a northernÂ gardener, the highlight of the year takes place from Friday 29th May to Sunday 31st May, when the grounds of the Royal Highland Centre in Edinburgh areÂ transformed by an explosion of scent and colour. This is Gardening Scotland â€“ the national gardening and outdoor living Show and Scotlandâ€™s gardening festival!
As the days get shorter and the weather gets colder, the team from local heating experts, Walker, has joined with Lothian Life to offer one lucky Edinburgh* residentÂ a free gas boiler service this winter.
Mothering Sunday, which falls on the fourth Sunday ofÂ Lent, has its roots in the Christian church and is thought to derive from theÂ practice of visiting oneâ€™s mother church annually onÂ Laetare Sunday.Â When young women were in service, it was a rare opportunity for families to be reunited.Â The American Motherâ€™sÂ DayÂ became more about showing appreciation to oneâ€™s mother and has become a time (you might say of commercialisation) to give gifts of flowers or chocolates.