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Coming Down from the Edinburgh Book Festival

Image: Horia Varlan So, the Edinburgh Book Festival is over and Charlotte Square has emptied of human life. Already it feels like another time as I adjust back into the normality of daily life: the day job, the writing, the … Continue reading

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Day 17: The Final Day of the 2011 Edinburgh Book Festival

Image: EdBookFest Walking up to Charlotte Square for the last time after such an intense, enjoyable and rewarding book festival was a low moment yesterday morning. With a full day still ahead of me, though, the magic was still there … Continue reading

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Day 16 at the Edinburgh Book Festival

Image: EdBookFest It’s the penultimate day of the Edinburgh Book Festival. It’s all beginning to get reflective and a touch sad to realise that after today it will all be over for another year. That doesn’t mean for a moment, … Continue reading

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Day 15 at the Edinburgh Book Festival

table style=float: left; border=0 width=170 tbody tr tdimg src=https://colingalbraith.files.wordpress.com/2011/06/eibf_colour_logo1.jpg alt=Day 15 at the Edinburgh Book Festival width=170 align=left //td /tr tr td align=centeremImage: EdBookFest/em/td /tr /tbody /table strongMelvyn Bragg/strong As one of a very small group of writers who attended … Continue reading

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Day 14 at the Edinburgh Book Festival

Image: EdBookFest It was a nightmare Friday. Simply hellish. The only good bit of it came between 6am when I got out of my bed and 8am when a day job disaster took over everything for the rest of the … Continue reading

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Day 13 at the Edinburgh Book Festival

Image: EdBookFest It was kind of muggy over Edinburgh for the 13th day of the Edinburgh Book Festival yesterday. Would it rain or wouldn’t it, the question was on everyone’s lips. I’d arranged a half day from my day job … Continue reading

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The iMac Cometh

Image: Colin Galbraith Yesterday was supposed to have seen the traditional August at the Fringe gathering of The Diners but alas, one or two of them messed up their schedules and it had to be canned. It will be rearranged … Continue reading

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