Exterior March seems to be passing at an uneven rate of knots. It seems all slow-slow-quick-quick-slow, possibly because I’ve had a lot of stuff in the diary that just never seems to be arriving. One of these is a trip to Martin Wishart, that we’re now putting back until May; then there’s the looming prospect …

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Exterior MJ’s Verdict I’ve come to really enjoy these long Sunday walks with B and guests. Today, after a nice jaunt from my house to Mel and Milo’s, onwards to the cottaging spot at the end of the waterfront walk, and back again, we popped into Porto & Fi down on the shore. The sheer …

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On the corner of West Nicholson Street and Potterow sits a neat little bistro called Pink Olive. It has built a very solid reputation, over the past few years, for serving straightforward, locally-sourced dishes to a very high standard. My feet were starting to need a rest after a brisk walk from my pre-lunch bowl …

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Exterior As the rain lashed at my person from all angles, and my newly acquired full-length action underwear stuck firmly to my trousers, bound together in mutually unsatisfying saturation, the Ivy Leaf, on Easter Road beckoned to me suggestively, like a comely, gap-toothed wench. The compact confines of the place could hold exactly 17 seated …

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Today, I had a little administrative business to complete at the , as that’s the place we’ve chosen for our work Christmas Lunch. Given that I hadn’t eaten there previously, I thought it best to stay for lunch, once the deposit paying had been sorted. The has a prime location atop The Mound, on North …

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