Category Archives: Edinburgh

Morph at Edinburgh Festival Fringe

We did it! We found a festival event that we all enjoyed equally! It’s hard finding a festival show that will please a 33 year old man, a 32 year old woman and a nine year old girl, but we … Continue reading

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Edinburgh Panto: Aladdin

As we settled into our seats for this year’s pantomime at the King’s Theatre I started to think about how you might explain pantomime to someone from another country. It’s a very British thing; men dressed up as women, the … Continue reading

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Royal Yacht Britannia

Erin’s been wanting to visit the Royal Yacht Britannia for a while, we attempted a visit last year but it was too busy – it’s a very popular attraction, especially for tourists to Edinburgh who want their Royal fix. The … Continue reading

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Tempus, Edinburgh

To say October was a busy month is an understatement, in amongst all of the other excitement we were invited to Tempus on George Street. Tempus is part of The George Hotel, now I’ll be the first to admit that … Continue reading

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Rapunzel at Edinburgh’s Festival Theatre

One of the fun things about being a parent is being able to share new experiences with your children, but also to have new experiences yourself. Ballet is not something I’ve ever been to see in the theatre so BalletLORENT … Continue reading

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Burger, Edinburgh

I’d already had my eye on a visit to Burger well before I was invited to review it. There’s a branch located beside one of my cafe offices, I poked my head around to look at their menu a few … Continue reading

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Afternoon Tea at Melville Castle

It’s all about afternoon tea at the moment. We were in Glasgow last week enjoying Tea On The Green with John Lewis, and this week we were at Melville Castle. This is the second afternoon tea I’ve had at Melville … Continue reading

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Cafe Grande, Edinburgh

The weather has been pretty good over the last few weeks. I’ve been getting some laser hair removal by a client of mine Soprano Ice Edinburgh, they are based in Morningside so we’ve been using it as an excuse to … Continue reading

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One Direction at Murrayfield

We were at the One Direction concert at Murrayfield last week, with 64,000 in the audience it was Scotland’s largest ever concert – it was also our first ever stadium concert!

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The Flying Dog, Edinburgh

Erin and Alex both love a hot dog so when we were invited to The Flying Dog “A fun new bar and diner in Leith bringing the American classic Hot Dogs to Edinburgh” we jumped at it. The Flying Dog … Continue reading

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Hetty Feather at King’s Theatre

Erin is really drawn to Jacqueline Wilson books. I love the fact she has favourite authors, I remember being drawn to certain authors when I was her age too. When we saw Hetty Feather was showing at the King’s Theatre … Continue reading

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Forth Bridges Bus & Boat Tour

The weather has been unusual this year, we’ve had a few good days but there’s been plenty of rainy days to accompany it. Unfortunately it was a bit drizzly on the day of our Forth Bridges Bus And Boat Tour, … Continue reading

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The Blackbird, Edinburgh

The Blackbird in Edinburgh is inspired by the eateries of Portobello Road and Shoreditch. I didn’t know this when I booked, I was inspired by the idea of eating tasty food and enjoying a few drinks. I kind of see … Continue reading

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