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Medallion Dog - Cowgate

Cal – a dapper looking dog at the best of times – seems to be holding her head a little higher now her collar is trending some be-seen-in-the-dark ‘bling’. 55 more words

5 Spooky Facts You Should Know About Edinburgh

      1. The Unmarked Graves

It is said that almost half a million unmarked graves are scattered from Greyfriers Kirkyard and the rest of the Old Town Edinburgh. 1,171 more words

Travel Talks

A Bling Thing - Cowgate

As the nights draw in we’ve been thinking about being bright and – giving away my age here – looking snazzy. The class we were working with yesterday understood (phew!) We were making bright/reflective ‘clothing art’ to wear alongside snap-bands and other reflective apparel to: be seen, be safe. 85 more words

Halloween - Cowgate

Highmoor Court is re-wired and redecorated, but the bat detectors were disengaged last Friday leading to a massive infestation. We had bat masks being created, a ‘wall of bats’ and a ‘pin-the-bat-on-the-road-accident’ map which was strangely popular – though priced at 10p a shot – perhaps that’s unsurprising. 66 more words

Connolly was there

Luke Garrigan and Mary Murray lived at 112 Cowgate in 1851.  At the time the Cowgate was known as Little Ireland.  Later Cowgate neighbours would have been John and Mary Connolly who lived at 107 Cowgate when their son James was born. 30 more words