Category Archives: Edinburgh

James Veitch – Genius Bar

Venue – Pleasance Courtyard – Pleasance Below Time – 16.45 Got tickets for this show on 2 for 1 on a preview day. A former Apple Genius bar employee uses what he knows about fixing Apple products to try and … Continue reading

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Ed Byrne – Outside Looking In

Venue – Gilded Balloon – Debating Hall Time – 21.00 Another preview show, though this time no mistakes. A very slick show about looking at his live. A good show a good laugh. The only downside is the venue. There … Continue reading

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Walk in Dr Neils Garden

Terry and I went for a walk last night round Duddingston and Dr Neils garden. If you get a chance to visit worth it for the peacefulness – though the geese can be loud!

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Three Concerts in a Month

May/June were busy concert months for the Weston family. At the end of May we all went to see Manic Street Preachers at the Usher Hall, Edinburgh. We all went – Eleanor and I at the front and Terry and … Continue reading

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Susan Calman

Venue: Underbelly, Top Side I had been wanting to see Susan for a few years but had never managed. This year she was my first show of the fringe and she didn’t disappoint. I laughed so much I cried! Susan … 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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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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Boat Trip

On Saturday we decided to go on a boat trip on the river Forth> once booked online we headed out to South Queensferry for a spot of lunch before the trip. We had lunch at The Railway Bridge which was … Continue reading

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Day at the Museum

The start of Terry’s holidays so as the weather was looking mixed and that the children didn’t get up until mid morning we decided to stay local. We went to the National Museum of Scotland to visit the exhibition on … Continue reading

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