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Dog Walk - Cowgate

January is a risky month to launch a new outdoor activity. That anyone turned up – with hindsight – is quite astounding. But numbers were low – even with the offer of free soup for afters. 50 more words

Wave-ology – Cowgate

From vigorous side to side from the wrist, through whole arm swing to just a wiggling of the fingers, (depending on what ached most) our ‘wave’ styles evolved over the week. 174 more words

Slow Roads - Fast Art on Cowgate Estate

On a cold and snowy Monday morning, we cheered up early commuters with the first outing of our pop-up art installation. Twice a day for the next 5 days, will find us somewhere on Cowgate with life-size road sign including children, dog and flowers; gently reminding drivers to take care around the estate and handing to passers-by our blingy medallion packs to make and wear.

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