ExteriorMy continuing fondness for ecclesiastical cafes took me to the recently opened Wild Olive Tree Cafe, just next to Queen Street station, in the fantastic St George’s Tron Church. It’s a real feature building, which I’ve walked past many a time. The cafe, run as a social enterprise supporting the local homeless to get back …

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MJ’s Verdict It’s been a while!… sings in my head as I sit down to write this review. Blythe blithely reminded me that it’s been since June 11th since the two of us have sat down for a lunch together. For shame. I know. Interior So it was with great joy that I announced to …

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By the time I wandered out of the office on this particular Friday lunchtime, I was feeling rather bedraggled, after a hectic week. Aimless wandering is an excellent cure for bedragglement, I find, so I duly indulged, eventually ending up at Preacher’s Patisserie, on Lady Lawson Street.Exterior I’d walked past the place, a few times, …

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Although I do have a fondness for ignoring the main focus of particular places (see my original review of The Baked Potato Shop, where I didn’t actually try the baked potatoes), I am often loathe to go souping where caking should really be my business.Exterior sign This was my feeble justification for not having visited …

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The view With the prospect of our London to Brighton walk looming large, the time for lengthy training walks is over, and we’re at the stage of fine tuning our precision walking muscles. To that end, I had a little Saturday morning jaunt to Cramond. I stopped off for a mid-morning cuppa at the Cramond …

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