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Food Beyond The Plate - Foraging and Foodie Events

One of my Gastronomy lecturers is working on a collaborative project between food educators, foragers, chefs, artists and producers in the Edinburgh area.

They are offering workshops and experiences from July 2017 which explore the world of food in its broadest sense in the beautiful Newton Walled Gardens at Millerhill just outside Edinburgh. 111 more words

People & Products

My Maternal Thirteenth Great Grandfather, Lachlan IV Cattanach MacLean, 11th. Chief of MacLean Clan

Born: about 1465 in Duart Castle, Argyle and Bute, Scotland

Died: November 10, 1523 in Edinburgh City, Midlothian, Scotland

Edinburgh is Scotland’s compact, hilly capital. It has a medieval Old Town and elegant Georgian New Town with gardens and neoclassical buildings.

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Justin Trudeau to meet with Queen Elizabeth and Irish Taoiseach ahead of G20 summit

OTTAWA – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will meet with Queen Elizabeth and his Irish counterpart next before attending the G20 summit in Germany.

Trudeau will hold a private meeting with the Queen on July 5 in Edinburgh, Scotland – his second such meeting with the monarch as prime minister after they met in Buckingham Palace shortly after his election in 2015. 167 more words


Saturday Gardening @StarbankPark, 1 July, 10-11.30

There’s gardening on Saturday, 10-11.30.  The Met Office says the rain will have stopped by then and it will be warmer!


The Edinburgh Test

As we stepped off the train after the long (the longest that I have ever, ever endured) journey to the city of Edinburgh, a feeling of accomplishment enveloped us. 1,029 more words


Thank You

All day. All freaking day something’s been bothering me. And it’s the culmination of a few things all rolled in to one.


Not mine. But other people’s. 1,308 more words


It's a Small World Right Enough

Having moved to Edinburgh earlier this year I’ve not been cycling to the same extent I was before. I was regularly cycling part of my commute from Plains to Bathgate or occasionally to Uphall or Edinburgh itself. 266 more words