All aboard for the London Eye

The London Eye has become one of the capital’s favourite attractions. We sent our roving reporter Marion Rivman to have a ride and tell us about it. This was a little more difficult for her than we might have thought…. It is not uncommon for a childhood trauma to leave us with a fear that lasts our entire life. When I was ten, a ride on More...

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By John Kennedy On Thursday, April 28th, 2016
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REVIEW – The Iliad – A Kingdom For A Gift Horse

“… There is the heat of Love, the pulsing rush of longing, the lover’s whisper, irresistible – magic to make the sanest man go mad.” For a long ten years the Greeks assail the impregnable walls of mighty More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, April 28th, 2016
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Yoo hoo – here’s your coffee from Deliveroo!

Many of us love a cup of coffee. Sometimes it is the experience of going out for a coffee which is part of it, but other times we just want the best coffee at home or in the office to keep us going. So now all More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, April 28th, 2016
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Robert Louis Stevenson Fellowships for three Edinburgh writers

Edinburgh-based author Lucy Ribchester, poet and performer Rachel McCrum and journalist and non-fiction writer Claire Prentice have today been named by Scottish Book Trust as three of four recipients of a 2016 Robert More...

By Keira Brown On Wednesday, April 27th, 2016
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Hidden Door Festival is back in King’s Stables Road with an Electric City theme

Photo by Chris Scott For one last time, Hidden Door will transform the site into a venue where the public can explore and discover live music events, theatre spaces, bars, a cinema, and a multitude of art exhibition More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, April 26th, 2016
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Tommy Miah opens The Raj in Blackhall

Tommy Miah the Scottish/Bangladeshi entrepreneur has opened a new restaurant called The Raj in Blackhall and invited another Tom – entrepreneur Sir Tom Farmer – to perform the opening ceremony. Sir More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Monday, April 25th, 2016
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COMPETITION – Musselburgh Racecourse – Win a night at the races

Introducing Friday Night at the Races with an exciting after-racing party hosted by Forth One’s Boogie and Arlene. Join the fun on Friday 27 May and you could win £3,000 in a competition to be run on the More...

By Rosemary Kaye On Sunday, April 24th, 2016
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What’s On in Edinburgh this week – art

Cordelia Oliver and Scottish Art Criticism: Dr Susannah Thompson (Edinburgh College of Art) looks at the relationship between the production of mid-twentieth century painting and sculpture by women in Scotland More...

By Rosemary Kaye On Sunday, April 24th, 2016
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What’s On in Edinburgh this week – cinema

Grassmarket Community Cinema Special Event: Girl Rising (PG). A girl’s self worth, confidence and power should radiate from within; when her potential is fully realized, the world is transformed. Empowering More...

By Rosemary Kaye On Sunday, April 24th, 2016
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What’s On in Edinburgh this week- for children

Growing Dads: a FREE project open to dads aged 25 or under and their children who would like to come along on a weekly basis to Saughton Park and grow some vegetables! *No experience needed* Please get in touch More...