En Route 26, En Croute The 26 starts its east to west journey from two points: Tranent or Seton Sands. I started from the latter on a beautifully sunny day. Carlo’s in Port Seton is first up in terms of food and drink options, then there’s a wee cafe called The Howff near McKirdy’s butcher, …

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The Genuine Hot Dog It was with a heavy heart matched with an overly optimistic tiki shirt that I bade farewell to Gran Canaria after an excellent week that was topped off by a splendid wedding celebration for Kathryn and Rene. ALL THE CONGRATULATIONS, my friends.Stand The wedding banquet had been a riot of knockout …

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Gelatomania There are many things one only does while on holiday in a foreign land. Apply sunscreen twice a day is perhaps one, sip beers by the pool is another. I also tend to eat ice cream which is not something I favour in Edinburgh despite our excellence of provision from the likes of Mary’s …

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En Route 22, En Croute In recent times the 22 has been the bus I’ve most often, not least because it links together several of my former day job’s main offices. Starting at Ocean Terminal, it follows the route of the 300 along the Shore, then the 16 up Leith Walk and into town. It …

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Addio Mare After a belting start to our week on Gran Canaria with dinner at Monte Rojo, we next got together on the Wednesday evening for a communal meal at Addio Mare, just over the road in San Agustin.Entrance The place is part of a multi-tiered shopping mall that has quite the blend of shops, …

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