Category Archives: Edinburgh Fringe

Jabberwocky by Lewis Carroll (Or Not) #poem #poetry

Scotland, specifically Edinburgh during the Fringe, is an inspiring place full of ideas and concepts, and not a few conceits. We saw things to make us wince, to stop the breath, to trigger tears and lots and lots of laughter. … Continue reading

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Remember #poem #poetry

Christina Rossetti wrote Remember as a paean to her lover, a poem for someone about to die. It’s rather heartbreaking. Me, I’m in Edinburgh, at the Fringe and, well, it’s rather uplifting. Ephemeral, sure but with curios aplenty. And some … Continue reading

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Ed Fringe – second review

Our crack team ended day two with a musical. 11.35 is a tough time to start, especially pm. Still, onwards and upwards… Get Your Shit Together This musical was written acted and sung by a committed and talented troop. The … Continue reading

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Ed Fringe 2015 – a first review

I’m back in Edinburgh for a few days at the Fringe. So the headlines on days one and two: our crack review team bring you their thoughts. Matthew Forde ‘Lets Get The Political Party Started‘ He is a political satirist … Continue reading

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Managing Life’s Marmite Moments

The Lawyer and the Beautician are in Edinburgh for the Fringe. The Textiliste, the Vet and I go in a week so we are keen to receive recommendations. Last night we were told ‘Go to  Colin Cloud Kills – he’s … Continue reading

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Fringe benefits No. 5

That’s it, our time in Edinburgh is over. I’m writing this at 00.45am (well that’s when I’m starting) sitting on a stationary train at Potter’s Bar while the unfortunate aftermath of a person hit by a train ahead is dealt … Continue reading

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Fringe Benefits No. 4

I do hope you aren’t tiring of these posts. Only two more. Today it started wet, dribbled a little, broke out into dazzling sun and then started the process again. The buildings in the old parts of Edinburgh are a … Continue reading

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