Edinburgh Festival: My Last Day and A Glimpse Of Princess Street Gardens

The final talk that I attended at the Book Festival was on Sunday 23rd of August, The Poems of Iain Banks, with Ken Macleod, a Scottish Science Fiction Writer, and lifelong friend of Iain Banks. The event was chaired by Stuart Kelly. It had been an interesting talk, suggested to me by fellow blogger, Stephen P. Blanchini, his blog is aptly named The […]

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Edinburgh Festival: The Kelpies Sculptures

Aren’t these stunning? These miniature statues are currently a feature of Edinburgh’s West End for the duration of the Edinburgh International Festival. The real Kelpies are one of the largest standing equine sculptures in the world, standing 30 metres high, and located within “the Helix” park, Falkirk, a 350 hectare park situated between Glasgow and Edinburgh, Scotland. The Kelpies are the creation […]

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Writer’s Quote Wednesday: Edinburgh First UNESCO City of Literature

I’m a bit late for Writer’s Quote Wednesday this week as I’ve been away in Edinburgh and trying to catch up on everything now that I’m home, but I suppose it’s better to be late than never! Anyway if you’d like to participate in this wonderful community of quote enthusiasts here’s the link: http://silverthreading.com/2015/08/26/writers-quote-wednesday-pure-inspiration/ My quotes this week are inspired […]

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Monday Blog: A Visual Taster – Edinburgh International Festival

This Monday I am taking part in Rachel Thompson#MondayBlogs  http://badredheadmedia.com/mondayblogs/ This is a continuation of an idea that I began on May 6th, which featured Deacon House Café, a great place to stop for a coffee before buying your tickets for shows. Every August I head up to Edinburgh for The Edinburgh International Festival and Fringe. I just love all the craziness that seems […]

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