Category Archives: Edinburgh

Missing the Book Festival

The Edinburgh International Book Festival is a week old, kicking off at Charlotte Square last Saturday and by all accounts, it’s going well in what is its 50th year. I say “by all accounts” because so far this year, I’ve … Continue reading

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Happy New Year Everybody and December Wrap-Up

Image: PSD Graphics Happy New Year everybody! It’s great to be back blogging again. My new year break is one time of the year when my blogging is at its lowest because I down tools completely to spend time with … Continue reading

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Christmas Headaches

Image: News.com.au I was into everything over the weekend—everything! Not only did I get through a ton of Christmas cleaning, DIY work, TV and gadget fixing, and writing work, but I also managed a Day Job Xmas bash, and a … Continue reading

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Not Even Hurricane Bawbag Can Squelch the Scottish Humour

Image: Spoof Yesterday was probably one of the most exciting days Scotland has had with regards to the weather, in decades. And while the aftermath of the storm will mean a lot of cleaning and tidying up, in true Scottish … Continue reading

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The Future is Bright

Image: Unknown I had the entire day away from the day job yesterday and it was absolute bliss. Not that I used the time to laze about, oh no, I got off my arse and got wired into tying up … Continue reading

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Onwards and Upwards

Image: Civil Society If you don’t like the wind and the rain, the last couple of days will have been utterly miserable for you here in Scotland. If, however, you quite enjoy the sound and effect of the wind and … Continue reading

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Study Leave

Image: eMitten It turns out there was more to the University of St. Andrews story I mentioned in yesterday’s blog post. What wasn’t reported in the press (or it may be that I missed it) was the revelation that the … Continue reading

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