Tag Archives: Edinburgh

Odd Auld Place

Weddings, however they appear are unique set pieces. This weekend just gone we spent four days in Edinburgh at the wedding of the daughter of two old friends. David, the dad, and I go back to our very first day … 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 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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E is for Edinburgh

As you will realise this is due on Monday!  Thank you Willow for putting me right. Put its early publication down to youthful enthusiasm!! Most years recently we’ve visited the Fringe festival, an extravaganza of art and culture (and often … Continue reading

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Fringe Benefits No. 2

Day two and it had to be too good to be true. We had the usual four seasons in a  day (mostly autumn). Not that spirits were to be dampened.  Culturally we had a bit of everything. The Textiliste did … Continue reading

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Fringe Benefits No.1

The Edinburgh Fringe is HUGE. 3193 show at 299 venues. One man to ensemble piece. Music through theatre cabaret to radio plays being recorded and performance art up to dance and burlesque. As you can imagine it is easy to … Continue reading

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