Castello Coffee is freshly opened on Castle Street, offering high quality coffee, homemade soup, and a range of savoury and sweet items to entertain your palette. I popped in for a coffee, the other day, and promised to come back for a soup visit. It worked out that I could do that today, so was …

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My morning saw my criss-crossing Edinburgh in highly silly fashion, this morning. From home in Haymarket, I first went to Portobello to visit the dentist (one filling, scale and polish), then from Porty it was to Saughton for a meeting, then back to the city centre for another meeting, before the lunch bell rang to …

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MJ’s Verdict Since both Blythe and I have been kind of busy for the past week, we decided to go out for a spot of dinner as opposed to our usual lunching. I was given a few options and decided on the Piatto Verde out by Fountain Park. As always, I was early and could …

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ExteriorI wandered out of the office, today, thinking that a quick soup and sandwich stop was the order of the day, but decided to modify that and have a leisurely soup and wrap at the Arcade Haggis and Whisky House (to give it its full title) on Cockburn Street, instead. I’ve heard good things about …

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Having committed to do another walk (just a 50km tiddler) at the end of September, today represented the first day of properly getting back in to my walking regimen. The weather wasn’t great when I set out, but by the time lunch was calling, the sky had at least stopped leaking on my head.Interior I …

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