Mind Your Language – It’s Apparently Christmas…

Today’s society does like to use acronyms in everyday language. In an age of instant communication there seems to be an almost over-bearing laissez-faire attitude to the use of the English language. Perhaps it’s yet another sign of my aging process but I received an email from someone the other day which they ended with TY and their name. More...

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By Reader On Thursday, October 2nd, 2014

Dusherra Festival 2014

  The Scottish Indian Arts Forum in its 20th year, is proud to present Dusherra 2014, the largest celebration of the Indian community in Scotland. In the 20 years since its inception, thousands of people from More...

By Reader On Sunday, July 13th, 2014

£8700 for Kelly Holmes torso

In its summer show from 23 July 2014, the Urbane Art Gallery on Edinburgh’s Jeffrey Street will be exhibiting the real body cast of athlete Dame Kelly Holmes, among other sculptures by world leading body-cast More...

By Reader On Sunday, May 25th, 2014

View from Oz on Scottish Independence

Scotland should be given the right to vote for Independence, we live in a democratic society, they should be supported, no-one, I mean no-one should deny a country Independence, or the opportunity to vote on it. More...

By Reader On Saturday, May 24th, 2014

The Scottish Independence Poll Dance

The campaign for an independent Scotland has become something of a poll dance. It’s been a week since a mysterious pollster named Kelly Brown leaked news that Westminster allegedly covered up results of a survey More...

By John Preece On Wednesday, May 14th, 2014

Rowing – Alan Meldrum community rowing challenge

Hopetoun Dig Deep for Victory Report and photo courtesy of Donal Ferrie of Queensferry Rowing Club. Queensferry Rowing Club hosted the inaugural Alan Meldrum Community Rowing Challenge at Port Edgar Marina on Saturday More...

By Reader On Thursday, April 10th, 2014

Letter to the Editor – Uncollected rubbish at York Place Tram Stop

Dear Sir This is the current view from the York Place tram stop. It’s been like this for almost two weeks, and it’s not the only address on this street that’s surrounded by rubbish. Apparently Edinburgh City More...

By Reader On Saturday, March 29th, 2014

Jim Sillars at the Jewel Miners’ Club

JIM SILLARS AT THE JEWEL MINERS’ CLUB An audience of over 150 people attended the ‘Trade Unionists for Scottish Independence’ public meeting at the Jewel Miners’ Club on Thursday night. The speakers were More...

By Reader On Sunday, March 9th, 2014

Brewing Success at the Heart of Meggetland

On Monday 10 March 2014 Meggetland, Edinburgh will have a new Café Venue, The Canalside. The café project, a result of collaboration between Boroughmuir Rugby and Community Sports Club (BR&CSC) Social Investment More...

By Reader On Saturday, March 8th, 2014

Stagecoach 40 South Queensferry Service – a “Refreshing Change”

A single decker similar to this one serving Addenbrookes Hospital is used on the South Queensferry route A few weeks back you reported that Stagecoach were to start a new 40 service from South Queensferry to Edinburgh. More...