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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


Flower Power - Cowgate

This last two weeks I’ve had the pleasure of working with a group of young people from the YMCA on Cowgate. They have made the most exquisite ‘flowers’ that will also adorn our street intervention artwork. 18 more words

Nailhouse Records Launch

Tomorrow night, 9th October, is a big night for Edinburgh’s music scene. Although the capital is often criticised for being lacking in this department, the mood in the air is that of excitement and anticipation. 279 more words


Drop In Dropped Out - Cowgate

What difference does a day make? Quite a lot it seems. Numbers coming to the drop-in dropped dramatically on changing from a Friday to a Tuesday; the easy answer would be to change back (we will do eventually). 52 more words