ExteriorSometimes a dining experience is so remarkable, one way or another, that our usual bright and breezy style needs forsaken in favour of more measured and deliberate terms. Often this is employed in the calm and reverential praise of somewhere truly outstanding. Unfortunately, today went the other way when due to an unfortunate confluence of …

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ExteriorI was sad to hear of the demise of Malone’s, just a few weeks ago. The all-night bakery in Slateford had been trading for as long as I can remember and while it was never a service I called upon, as my route home rarely reached those parts, I was always pleased to know it …

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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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