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My Patriarch of Soccer

Today I’ve got something a bit different for everyone.  With the overwhelming attention that the World Cup got this year – rightly so – and the throng of new fans who’ve been turned on to the sport, I’ve been thinking about the game as a whole, why we’re fans, how we become fans, who/what pushes us to start following the sport?   657 more words


First Experiences - One Hit, One Miss

Going to a restaurant for the first time can be a wonderful experience. Or it can be a disaster. The weekends are perfect times to explore new places, meet new people and savor great food and there’s no better place to do all three than a restaurant you’ve never visited. 326 more words


QEGS is part of all our heritage

This is a tense time for students everywhere. As the examination results come out there are tears and hopefully smiling faces too. It isn’t just the students – the parents and the teachers share the agonising wait and provide the back-slapping or the support afterwards. 1,521 more words


Porty pottery - do you dig it?

Residents in Portobello are being urged to take a closer look at their own back gardens this weekend to help archaeologists uncover the secrets of the area’s once-thriving pottery industry. 411 more words

North Edinburgh News

Georgian Tea Party at Cowper and Newton Museum

Following on from the successful event last year, Cowper and Newton Museum will again be holding a Georgian Tea Party.  Join them for tea and cakes (made to authentic Georgian recipes!) in the gardens of the Museum. 64 more words

Activities And Events

CFP: Challenging the past/diversifying the future, HUMLab and Gothenburg

Challenging the Past / Diversifying the Future – A Critical Approach to Visual and Multi-Sensory Representations for History and Culture

Paper, poster and panel proposals deadline: … 356 more words


National Taiwan Museum (1st)

When you came to Taiwan, what did you think about it?

Small island ruled independently, have a formal name as Republic of China (separated with mainland China) with around 96% Chinese ethnic, and only 2% from the population are Taiwanese aborigines (Wikipedia, 2014). 1,093 more words

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