Come to the marketI’m a bear of very little brain, some of the time, and whilst I do run events that are on the first Monday of the month (Scran Salon) and the second Tuesday of the month (Hush Hour) I still struggle to get my head around on what days some of the once-month …

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Exterior signThe World’s End is a characterful little pub in the corner of the High Street and St Mary’s Street. I’ve visited for drinks at various points down the years, but I don’t think I’d previously eaten there until today. Having just collected my mother, Anne, from Waverley train station we were both in need …

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PosterIt won’t surprise you to hear that sometimes I can be a quite incredible buffoon. The latest manifestation of this was when I turned up at the Traverse Theatre, the other night, to see Broth, the final play in this season’s A Play, a Pie and a Pint series, to be told that I was …

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Pie signIt feels like I’m finally getting into a routine again, which is good considering how far into the year we are. The cornerstone of this has been getting out and about for a good wander on a Saturday, with the Edinburgh Farmers’ Market once again becoming a regular stop. After a wee chat with …

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Fish n chipsReally good pub grub is still a little elusive in Edinburgh. We took the search to the Conan Doyle, the other day, to see how their version matched up. I was joined by a little family gathering which comprised my mother Anne and brother Bill. We found the place, part of the Nicholson’s …

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