Category Archives: Edinburgh Festival

Edinburgh Festival: My Last Day and A Glimpse Of Princess Street Gardens

The final talk that I attended at the Book Festival was on Sunday 23rd of August, The Poems of Iain Banks, with Ken Macleod, a Scottish Science Fiction Writer, and lifelong friend of Iain Banks. The event was chaired by Stuart Kelly. It … Continue reading

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Edinburgh Festival: The Kelpies Sculptures

Aren’t these stunning? These miniature statues are currently a feature of Edinburgh’s West End for the duration of the Edinburgh International Festival. The real Kelpies are one of the largest standing equine sculptures in the world, standing 30 metres high, … Continue reading

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Writer’s Quote Wednesday: Edinburgh First UNESCO City of Literature

I’m a bit late for Writer’s Quote Wednesday this week as I’ve been away in Edinburgh and trying to catch up on everything now that I’m home, but I suppose it’s better to be late than never! Anyway if you’d … Continue reading

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Edinburgh Festival: Photographs of My Art Gallery Visit

A fantastic motto to live your life by, Martin Creed’s message: Everything Is Going To Be Alright. Keep positive folks…. Yes, Everything is alright, my mum is doing really well after her operation, I’m so pleased, and relieved. She’s such … Continue reading

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Holiday………. Race The Train Fever….. Sun ….. No I’m in Scotland

Hi, I’m on a bit of a holiday so just a little note to let my followers know that I won’t be posting as much for a while, though I might be tempted to join in the writing #BlogBattle and I will … Continue reading

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Monday Blog: A Visual Taster – Edinburgh International Festival

This Monday I am taking part in Rachel Thompson#MondayBlogs This is a continuation of an idea that I began on May 6th, which featured Deacon House Café, a great place to stop for a coffee before buying your tickets for shows. Every … Continue reading

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Deacon House Café: Edinburgh International Festival

        I always enjoy travelling up to Edinburgh in the bonnie month of August for the Edinburgh International Festival. There is so much going on, there are so many shows to see, dance acts to watch, comedians … Continue reading

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Edinburgh’s 10 Unmissable Events and Festivals this August

Reblogged from The Culture Trip. As an Edinburgh girl at heart just had to reblog. Going up for the Festival can’t wait!

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