The Witches of Edinburgh

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(Last Updated On: 10th January 2019) In much of Edinburgh’s centre, it’s impossible to walk more than a few steps without falling over a statue...

Burns Night in Edinburgh

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(Last Updated On: 16th January 2020) Before I moved to Edinburgh I had never heard of Burns Night, but I soon learnt it’s a tradition...

Union Canal – the history bit

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(Last Updated On: 9th April 2019) One of the things I love about Edinburgh is that the outdoors is right at your fingertips. Jump in...

Edinburgh’s Greatest Minds

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(Last Updated On: 27th July 2021)   If I were to write about Scotland’s greatest minds, this would be a very, very long post. So to save...

Edinburgh’s Royal Mile – the history bit

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(Last Updated On: 1st January 2018)   The Royal Mile in Edinburgh is the most iconic street in Scotland. If it wasn’t for the popularity of...

Burke and Hare – the history bit

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(Last Updated On: 10th February 2018)   Get yourself along to any historical tour of Edinburgh and you’re bound to hear fantastic tales of some of...

Edinburgh Police Boxes

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(Last Updated On: 21st January 2019) If I say ‘Tardis’ what’s the first thing that pops into your head? A certain iconic doctor and his...

The Scott Monument – the history bit

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(Last Updated On: 19th July 2019) I know it’s supposed to be referred to as The Scott Monument, but its nickname – The Gothic Rocket...

Dean Village

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(Last Updated On: 2nd September 2019) For a relatively small town, Edinburgh does have its fair share of hustle and bustle. Sometimes you just want...