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Quick update.

Hello everyone!

If you are reading this – thank you!

Sorry I haven’t posted anything since July…. eeek. I was getting quite good at posting quite regularly, but then the summer swallowed me up and I was caught up in a crazy wave of activity, some of which I mentioned in a… 157 more words

Holly Sharpe

The Witchery, Edinburgh.

The Witchery is a hotel located on the Royal Mile not far from Edinburgh Castle. The suites there are legendary and a popular choice for the rich and famous and can be booked from £395 per night. 354 more words


The Edinburgh festival.

Edinburgh, the capital of Scotland, is a beautiful city with its skyline dominated by the castle. It is filled with history and the Old Town is particularly interesting as it is situated on two levels which makes it exciting to explore but also incredibly confusing and easy to get lost in. 528 more words


Mamma's Pizza, Edinburgh

It was a beautiful sunny day in the capital and Mum and I were keen to have a wee beer outside and watch the world go by.. 318 more words


Now and at the Hour of our Death

This beautiful book is published by And Other Stories this week.

It isn’t easy to write about the dying and their loved ones without falling into clichés and platitudes, especially in such a beautiful setting as rural northern Portugal: “Grass as tall as children, on the roadside, dancing. 359 more words


City Spotlight: Edinburgh

I’d never been to Scotland before, which is terrible. While the referendum was taking place I realised that Scotland is better than England. It’s a stunning country which should be on every traveller’s bucket list. 1,579 more words

TateShots: Sigmar Polke

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Snail juice, meteor dust and potatoes… just some of the unusual materials explored by German artist Sigmar Polke.

Sigmar Polke was one of the most significant German artists to emerge in the 1960s, making art in a huge range of materials from painting, drawing and film to potatoes, …

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