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Lights, Camera…….

  ….. Action last night at the Botanical Gardens in Edinburgh, thanks to the ‘Night in the Garden’ light installation devised by Napier University with support from the Scottish Funding Council. The purpose of the display is partly to highlight … Continue reading

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Revisiting the Crockery

As children growing up in Edinburgh, I recall visiting the Botanical Gardens and excitedly running through the rockery there, which we affectionately called the ‘Crockery’, having no concept at the time of what a rockery was but enjoying the change … Continue reading

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Crisp and Crunchy

Anyone who knows Edinburgh will recognise the iconic profile of Arthur’s Seat which from the window of our accommodation for a few days looks like an alien land mass looming over the top of the properties across the road – … Continue reading

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