Tag Archives: Lothian Road

A Giant U-Turn

Image: Eternal Press Something struck me last night as I was walking through Edinburgh after the day job. Well actually, two things struck me, and I’ll tell you about them both here. I should explain that the route of my … Continue reading

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Opening Night of the Trees for Life Charity Exhibition

Trees for Life I attended the official opening night of the Trees for Life charity exhibition last night. It was a very strange experience to see my own poetry framed and mounted on a wall in a gallery for people … Continue reading

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Making an Arse of it at the West Port Book Festival

Image: WPBF Emily Dodd Emily Dodd entertained a full house in West Port’s Edinburgh Books last night, with her own unique brand of poetry and song. Through tales of insomnia as a child, to Percy the Puffin, meeting The Queen, … Continue reading

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Live Music and Memories

Image: WebWiseforRadio.com I hope everyone’s having a great Bank Holiday weekend. For me, that enjoyment is now over, in fact, it never really started. The role of my day job means we don’t get the standard holidays but have them … Continue reading

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Work, Work, Work, Writing and Food

Image: Plymouth University I arrived in the West End of Edinburgh at precisely 5:30am yesterday morning. As it was a Sunday, it only took my five minutes in my pre-booked, company-paid cab to get there from Leith. Edinburgh is beautiful … Continue reading

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Poshing It Up At The Usher Hall

Image: Pure Music I struggled to get out of bed yesterday and was late for work by a few minutes as a result. I hate being late, but I think the lengthy shifts I’ve been putting in has started catching … Continue reading

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