A Weekend in Edinburgh and a Room with Some View — Travels with a Kilt

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I’m off back to the capital….. Every July, I make a point of heading to Edinburgh for a couple of days. Just to confirm that it’s still got it and that the complimentary appeal is as strong as ever with my home city of Glasgow. In so doing I beat the imminent pandemonic rush from…

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5 Unique Food Markets in South London. — The Wandering Broski

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South side is da best. Not being biased at all, but it is. In recent years the south of London has exploded in with cool things to do and trendy places to be. Food Markets are one of the many sprinkles on the giant cake that is London, and south London is not short of them. […]

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Glam it Baby in Glasgow!

Four decades after his untimely death, 20th Century Boy aims to shine a light on the man once dubbed “The Electric Warrior”, the “King of Glam Rock” and the “Godfather of Punk”, Marc Bolan. Setting out on a path for fame since childhood, the story takes us from young Marc Feld’s early years in Stoke […]

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So wish I could have seen this, 6k miles too far. If you are in town, chase it down. Gotta love the Glam!

Postcards from Dublin..while waiting for the train — A SILVER VOICE FROM IRELAND

While waiting for my train this week before returning to Cork, I took advantage of the lovely Spring sunshine to stroll around the area beside the Irish Rail Dublin terminus at Heuston. We rush in and rush out of this building, eager to catch a train or a bus or a tram, too busy to […]

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‘BLOODY HELL Robert the Bruce movie Outlaw King will feature some of the bloodiest battle scenes in cinema history’, put Braveheart in the shade and boost tourism like Outlander. — Talking-up Scotland

© Daily Record That’s the typically restrained headline from the Sun, above, for the new £100 million epic being produced for Netflix, on the life of Robert the Bruce. It’s expected to have levels of violence comparable to Game of Thrones and, I expect, a bit more accuracy than Braveheart as it will be scripted […]

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Looking back on a long, cold winter with a dram in hand — Travels with a Kilt

Whisky 2018 – My Top Suggestions Coming off a seemingly endless winter, it’s fair to say the whisky cabinet has taken a bit of a battering in early 2018. Dark, cold and unwelcoming nights have seen the increasingly set-in-his-ways old grouch that I am spend much of my time slippered-up, dram in hand, mumbling cantankerously…

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