Open Palace Programme – A Walking Tour of Edinburgh.

Is there another city in the world which marches hand in hand with its past as does Edinburgh; which can look up from its modernity and see itself as it always was, upon a hill, intact, impregnable and still in arms?... I know of no other. (H Morton, In Search of Scotland, 1929). Some time ago, … Continue reading Open Palace Programme – A Walking Tour of Edinburgh.

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Spotlight: Art & Other Things.

I am an unashamed lover of the lovely; I wish to shine a light on the things I find the loveliest. So pop by here if you wish to experience my ramblings on special paintings, cafes, museums or whatever may tickle my fancy that day. Image: Raphael, The School of Athens, 1509-1511 (Stanza della Segnatura, Vatican). … Continue reading Spotlight: Art & Other Things.