Blog Posts - Edinburgh



Professional bodies need to act

The news that 20 out of 22 medical professional bodies have signed a letter calling on Junior Doctors to halt their 5 day strike has inevitably made headline news. Yesterday I heard an interview with Simon Paterson-Brown, a Council member … Con...
by IanChisnall on Sep 3, 2016

Auld Reekie

Those of us who once tried to storm the walls of academe from humble beginnings soon learn our lesson. This is a guild meant only for those whose parents knew enough to suggest an Ivy League education. Those whose parents … Continue reading ...

Auld Reekie

Those of us who once tried to storm the walls of academe from humble beginnings soon learn our lesson. This is a guild meant only for those whose parents knew enough to suggest an Ivy League education. Those whose parents … Continue reading ...

Edinburgh by Night

Edinburghs kühler Zauber Tagsüber quillt die Royal Mile zwischen der Burg und dem Holyrood Palace über mit Menschen. Nachts, wenn sich die Touristen müde und ausgezehrt vom Sightseeing in die Hotelzimmer zurückziehen, versprüht Schottlands Hau...

Two Unrelated Stories

Harvard University’s been in the news. Well, Harvard makes the news, so that not news. The first story that has appeared is that Harvard, like me, is giving it away. Information on religion, that is. Like a fire sale. Or … Continue reading &#...

Your Instagram Guide to Edinburgh

Your Instagram Guide to EdinburghEdinburgh is an Instagrammer's dream!Edinburgh has amazingly beautiful architecture, old cobbled streets, lovely restaurants, and great beauty everywhere you look. This week, I spent 3 days in Edinburgh and as it was...
by Citychiclifestyle on May 18, 2016

Viva Mexico Restaurant- Edinburgh - By Leena

Whist visiting Edinburgh I was recommended by the travel agent to eat out here. Whilst it is a small restaurant the atmosphere was relaxing and the... This content is a summary only, visit www.foodstufffinds.co.uk for the full article :-)...
by Foodstuff Finds on May 17, 2016

Beg to Differ

“What do you burn apart from witches?” “More witches!” Earning a doctorate is kind of like learning how to get lost. It certainly doesn’t make you either cool or employable, but it allows you a few years to accumulate enough … Continu...

36 Incredible Vintage Photos Show the Life in Scotland from between 1840s-80s

Here is an rare vintage photo collection that shows the capital and several cities, also islands and towns of Scotland from the 1840s to 1880s.Glasgow Exhibition, 1888Grassmarket, Edinburgh, 1860Jamaica Street, Glasgow, ca. 1880sLeith Pier in Edinbur...
by Vintage Everyday on May 5, 2016

Same Old Story

Once upon a time fairy tales were considered appropriate only for children. Unlike myths, fairy tales are frequently oral (yes, there are oral myths but this is not the place to discuss technicalities) and have origins that are obscure. A … Con...

Family Home Extension in Edinburgh Features Glass Walls

This small semi-detached single-level house in Edinburgh, Scotland was recently renovated by David Blaikie Architects. The 731-square-foot home did not provide enough space, so the focus of the expansion was to increase the size of the living room an...
by khairuddinuad on Apr 26, 2016

British Art Show 8 in Edinburgh

The British Art Show 8 is in Edinburgh until 8 May 2016. It’s spread over three venues; the Rice Talbot Gallery at the University of Edinburgh, Inverleith House in the Royal Botanic Gardens and the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art One. I...
by Europe A La Carte Blog on Mar 31, 2016

Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh, ScotlandSo this will be a short review as I will do a longer review in May when I'm back here. Edinburgh is the capital city of Scotland and home to the famous Edinburgh castleArchitecturally, I think it's probably the prettiest city...
by Citychiclifestyle on Mar 24, 2016

The Roxburghe Hotel, Edinburgh

The Roxburghe Hotel, EdinburghRating: 3.5 out of 5The hotel is pleasant with good service but I found the decor and facilities very dated. No power plugs next to the bed - that's just insane in this day and ageFood from room service was presente...
by Citychiclifestyle on Mar 23, 2016

Soferii au ramas uimiti cand au vazut luminile stralucitoare ale unui misterios OZN in Edinburgh

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Videoclipul arata cum un OZN zboara de-a lungul autostrazii M8, in timp ce soferii privesc in sus cu teama. Luminile misterioase au fost filmate deasupra sensului giratoriu de la Her...
by UFOs and Alien Life on Mar 13, 2016

Povesti din Scotia – Nadir despre Edinburgh, capitala Scotiei

“Cu ceva timp in urma, incepusem sa scriu o serie de articole pentru site-ul Imperatorului. Din cauza unor proiecte personale, am tot amanat sa mai scriu, pana cand am decis ca trebuie sa continui – si ii multumesc Imperatorului pentru toate...
by Imperator travel on Mar 1, 2016

Povesti din Scotia – Nadir despre Edinburgh, capitala Scotiei

“Cu ceva timp in urma, incepusem sa scriu o serie de articole pentru site-ul Imperatorului. Din cauza unor proiecte personale, am tot amanat sa mai scriu, pana cand am decis ca trebuie sa continui – si ii multumesc Imperatorului pentru toate...
by Imperator travel on Mar 1, 2016

A Day out with Elspeth in The Real Mary King’s Close

When I say a day, I mean an hour. That’s how long it lasts. For £15.   Let me put this Edinburgh Royal Mile attraction’s entry fee into perspective. It’s up to double a cinema ticket, which lasts twice as long. £15 is what you’d p...
by Elspeth's Naughty Guides on Feb 26, 2016

St Giles' Cathedral Edinburgh

St Giles’ Cathedral is the historic city church of Edinburgh. St Giles, the man, was a 7th century hermit who became became the patron saint of both a church and of Edinburgh itself. St Giles' Cathedral dates to about 1124 AD. St Giles’ Cathedral...
by Devon Visitor on Feb 22, 2016

The Allure of Professional Cuddlers

Loving care is valuable and Evan Carp can prove it.  He's the 'Emperor of Snuggles', the founder and CEO of The Snuggle Buddies, a professional cuddling service.Paid cuddling services are popping up everywhere.  They are clearly filling a v...


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