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Jackson Square in New Orleans

We found ourselves several times in Jackson Square.  Early morning, afternoon, late nights we kept passing through it.  It was also the meeting spot for our Free Tours by Foot tour so that is why we were there late at night. 175 more words


Colour photograph. 2015. Nikon D-90.

©Máximo Aláez 2017.

Visual Art

Another milestone for Connor

Being a full-time-hands-on granny, I have witnessed most of our grandsons milestones.

Today I watched Connor walk the ‘short walk’, (as I did when Bradley advanced to Grade 4)   a tradition held at the school for 20 or so years, whereby, when the children progress from Grade 3 to Grade 4 ie from Junior Primary to Senior Primary, they are led by a bagpiper between a corridor of children (from Grade 1 to Grade 7’s).   215 more words


IMEX America

Roddy was over in Las Vegas for IMEX America, the biggest tourism trade event in the calendar;  America’s worldwide exhibition for incentive travel, meetings and events. 159 more words


Introducing Brazilians to Ceilidh Dancing

Kuoni organised a trip to Edinburgh for a group of Brazilian buyers.  The aim was to show off the best that Edinburgh has to offer, and they certainly seem to have suceeded! 179 more words

Scottish Events

Mama Mia!

The smash hit musical Mama Mia! opened last night at the Playhouse in Edinburgh.  The show, which features some of Abba’s most popular hits, will run until the 7th January 2017. 72 more words



Somewhere, tonight
a bagpiper is playing.,
Notes from the drone
and chanters lick the sky,
piercing passing clouds,
embedding themselves in the stars.
Somewhere else… 44 more words