Monthly Archives: July 2013

The Events

Venue: Traverse 1 Time: various check programme The Events is a new play by David Grieg (Dunsinane), staring Neve McIntosh as Claire, Rudi Sharmalingham as The Boy (plus other parts), Emily Leather as Repetieur and featuring a local choir at … Continue reading

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Bright Club: Scotland’s Fringe

Venue: Studio 1, Assembly Rooms Time: 15:45 Another twitter freebie. I won tickets to Bright club: Scotland’s Fringe via a twitter competition. The show was a group of researchers using their research as material for stand up. I saw this … Continue reading

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Ben Champion: Human

Venue: The Wee Room, Gilded Balloon Teviot Time: 12:45 Thanks to the power of twitter I got two free tickets for the first preview of Ben Champion’s show Human. The show is a mixture of stand up and songs about … Continue reading

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Fringe Day one

Although its only the end of July the fringe has started with some previews. The main shows start in the next few days. We saw shows at three different venues Gilded Balloon, Assembly Rooms and The Traverse. Thanks to the … Continue reading

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Lunch and stroll round Leith

Lunch yesterday was at Mimi’s Bakehouse at the Shore. Great lunch but will have to return for afternoon tea. Any volunteers? After lunch a short stroll around part of Leith.

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Glasgow

After much discussion on Monday we headed off to Glasgow. Our plan was to visit the Tenament House in Garnethill. When we arrived at the building we realised we were too early it didn’t open until 1pm – not great … Continue reading

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Quiet Sunday

Third day of the staycation and due to the weather we decided to have a quiet Sunday. The day was spent pottering about the house catching up on things and generally relaxing. Early evening we went out to Ocean Terminal … Continue reading

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