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Return to the Lost Gardens of Penicuik

It’s been well over a year since I made my first trip to the Lost Gardens of Penicuik, but I have thought a lot about this wild and wonderful place since that visit. 555 more words


The Bilston Glens - Perfect Place

I was traveling into Penicuik yesterday for some fairly unimportant reasons. While going there on the bus from Edinburgh one has to pass through Bilston. The first thing about Bilston is it is very depressing. 51 more words


Penicuik enlightens

Last week I was part of a gathering of minds to consider a project to bring together the “villas of the Esk’ for a forgotten landscape of special cultural significance. 304 more words


The Wordsmiths - Angel (Classic Single Remastered)

Way back in 1990 The Wordsmiths were the Scottish answer to Madchester. They were from Penicuik a small town outside of Edinburgh;  and were obsessed with the Madchester scene. 63 more words


The Secret Garden

Today, 5 March 2015, is World Book Day.  It’s a day when we are all encouraged to think about books and children all over the country are going in to school dressed as their favourite characters. 777 more words


Breakfast and CribCommunion at St James the Less

Yesterday’s Young Church festive breakfast, along with the Communion come Crib service that followed it were enjoyed by people of all ages. I thought you might like to see this photo, courtesy of David McGavin.