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Here lies art; gone for another year.

It’s the last day of August and the joy of the Edinburgh Festival is finally ending. The happy faces drunk on artistic joy have been replaced by confused locals, unsure whether to be delighted by the opening up of the

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August in Edinburgh!

It’s August in Edinburgh which means one thing! Awful weather. No wait, no it means the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. And the Fringe means one thing! Awful weather. No wait, not that either. It means excitement! Yes, lots of excitement. Of

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Limbering up for the Fringe!

It’s that time of year again.  My head swells with the myriad of Fringetastic delights that tempt me within the newly released programme.  I’m sad to see my new found favourite of last year, Bunk Puppets who produced Slapdash Galaxy,

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Edinburgh : The Photos of my Festivals.

As the Edinburgh Festival season starts to wind down I thought I’d reflect on this strange time of year.  It’s a time of conflicting emotion, when my desire to cram as much as I possibly can into the last week

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Imagination and the wonder of a Slapdash Galaxy

I went to see a show called Slapdash Galaxy 3d recently that made me want to write a blog post just to tell you all to go to see it.  One of the most enjoyable things I’ve seen at the

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Words about Coffee

It seems to me that on a blog entitled ‘Words and Coffee’ I’ve done rather a lot of words and not a great deal of coffee. While a subject I had chosen rather more for its provision of fuel for

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Edinburgh Festival : The Artpocalypse

The sound of revelry and disgruntled drivers fills the air in Edinburgh this week. It can mean only one thing. Not that a giant, drunken parade has taken over the streets. It be The Festival. Which actually is a kind

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