Category Archives: Edinburgh

Parent’s 50th Wedding Anniversary

A few days after we got back from Liverpool we helped to put the finishing touches to my parent’s 50th Wedding Anniversary. I had organised the venue and my mum had organised the entertainment. A few days before the event … Continue reading

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Three days at the Fringe

Last Saturday (6th August), Monday (8th August) and Tuesday (9th August) we spent enjoying seeing shows at the Fringe – 6 in total. We had Sunday off as a day of rest. On Saturday we already had tickets to see Daniel Sloss in the evening but at lu… Continue reading

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A day at the Fringe

We started off this morning at C in Chamber Street (Adam House) to see Shakespeare for Breakfast – coffee and croisant included. We had got tickets on 2 for 1 for locals. A good show based on Macbeth set in his College years. Terry managed to sit … Continue reading

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Royal Mile and Start of the Fringe

Today was another day spent on the Royal Mile. We had downloaded a Treasure Trail and went about finding answers to clues to identify the killer in the murder mystery. On the way we stopped at The Writers Museum – a lovely little museum with work … Continue reading

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National Museum of Scotland

Last night we went to a members evening at the newly reopened National Museum of Scotland. We were at the opening on Friday but didn’t manage to see some of the galleries as it was so busy. It was good to have a look round when it was quieter. It … Continue reading

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Georgian House

On Monday as well as going on several bus tours we stopped at The Georgian House in Charlotte Square. We weren’t able to take photos around the house until we got to the Education room, so I thought I’d share the photos of Eleanor dressing up. Geo… Continue reading

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Edinburgh Bus Tours

Yes I did write tours – we hoped on and off three different tours today. All the Edinburgh tour buses are run by the same company in Edinburgh so we bought a family ticket to allow us to go on all of them. We started on The Majestic Tour. We used … Continue reading

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Royal Mile

Today was a late start and we decided just to have a wander round part of the Royal Mile. We used a Geocache as our guide to finding some interesting parts of the street and nearby areas. We started at the Castle – decided to leave it for another … Continue reading

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Sunday Walk – 9th January 2010

It was a lovely day so we decided to go for a walk despite the snow. We decided to go to Blackford Pond in Edinburgh thinking it would be a flat walk. It turned out that we ended up climbing up Blackford Hill then had the fun of trying to find a w… Continue reading

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