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Lyceum Youth Theatre: Blackout and Eclipse

Having attended the opening night of the Connections festival, we were invited back for closing night at the Lyceum Theatre in Edinburgh. On show tonight, we had a company from the Oslo International School. They treated us to a performance … Continue reading

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Lyceum Youth Theatre: Connections Festival

Lyceum Youth Theatre: LYT Discover by Alex Douglas We were invited along to the Lyceum Theatre in Edinburgh for the opening night of the Connections Festival. Set on the main stage of the Lyceum theatre in Edinburgh, a group of … Continue reading

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Book Review: How To Be Free

Do you ever feel that life is overly complex? That there are too many rules and regulations and that the happiness is being sucked out of you? I was sceptical about How to Be Free, I thought it was going … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Moneyless Man

After seeing someone talking about it on Facebook I decided to buy The Moneyless Man by Mark Boyle. Those who always want something more will always live in poverty, regardless of how much they earn. While those who are content … Continue reading

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Chocologic Tasting

“Do you want to try some new chocolate that has no added sugar?” It’s not the kind of gig you turn down. We embarked on our mission with the seriousness of a military operation. There were score cards and feedback … Continue reading

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Healthy Eating With Slissie

I’m always interested in everything Edinburgh so when I was asked to review a product created by someone from Edinburgh, it peaked my interest. The product is a diet aid called Slissie. It’s like the dieting version of a vaporiser. … Continue reading

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Romeo & Juliet, Festival Theatre

One of the things I love about Edinburgh is the range of activities, arts and culture that can be enjoyed. We saw a ballet production of Rapunzel last year and really enjoyed it. This time we were invited to the … Continue reading

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Skincare for Men by Aveda

Men’s grooming has come a long way since I was younger. Back then your choices were limited to a bar of imperial leather or clearasil. Men, as a species are now prepared to embrace the fact that we can look … 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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Ziggy’s, St Andrews

I’m just back from a trip to Tennessee, which is famous for it’s barbecue (yes I did sample some, more on that soon). However the week prior to going I actually experienced some ribs to rival those that I had … Continue reading

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Saturday Night Snacks

One of my favourite things about Winter is that all the Saturday night programs come back and it’s a great excuse to get the cwtchy blankets out and cuddle up on the couch together. Erin loves our Saturday nights, I … Continue reading

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