Happy Ever After? Short Story Competition

Lothian Life is delighted to announce a 500 word short story competition. It’s open to everyone, it’s free to enter, and the theme is simply to write something ‘uplifting’ …

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MagicFest – Win Tickets

MagicFest announces its 7th Magical Year programme and launches a new MagicFair at Summerhall. Lose yourself in magic 1st – 8th July.

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The (Bath) Oil of Peace

I need a bit of Peace. Just a few minutes. It’s been a frenetic week of ups and downs, I’m tired, I’m rain-soaked and whilst there’s no wine or chocolate in the house, there is a slumbering five year old… Oh, I’d love a little Friday evening pampering.

Enter beatitude.

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Gardening Scotland 2015 – win tickets

If you’re a northern 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 are transformed by an explosion of scent and colour. This is Gardening Scotland – the national gardening and outdoor living Show and Scotland’s gardening festival!

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Win a Free Boiler Service and Stay Warm this Winter

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* resident a free gas boiler service this winter.

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Mother’s Day Treats

Mothering Sunday, which falls on the fourth Sunday of Lent, has its roots in the Christian church and is thought to derive from the practice of visiting one’s mother church annually on Laetare Sunday. When young women were in service, it was a rare opportunity for families to be reunited. The American Mother’s Day became more about showing appreciation to one’s mother and has become a time (you might say of commercialisation) to give gifts of flowers or chocolates.

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