City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

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The Curing Room, Pleasance Dome, Review

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When desperation takes over and the tiny remnants of hope are gradually fading away, how far would you go to stay alive?

EIF 2014: Collegium Vocale Gent & Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Usher Hall, Review

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Haydn's Nelson Mass is full of surprises not least in its flamboyant soprano opening. Are we really listening to a religious setting of the Mass one might ask.

Edinburgh Book Festival: Ian Fraser, The Bank That Came Back From the Brink

In Charles Ferguson's excellent documentary Inside Job, Nouriel Roubini (famously dubbed Dr Doom for his accurate prognostications of

EIF 2014: London Philharmonic Orchestra, Usher Hall, Review

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A full-strength LPO, crammed onto the Usher Hall stage, did full justice to its opening piece by resident composer Magnus Lindberg though his Chorale antedates his tenure.

Lucy Worsley: A Very British Murder, Assembly Rooms, Review

Lucy Worsley

Historical and cultural BBC documentaries have recently become so much more interesting, especially when you have a vivacious, watchable presenter like Dr Lucy Worsley.

Tender Napalm, C Nova, Review

One of the deadliest and most cruel weapons being described as ‘tender’ could be seen as strange but when placed in the context of the battle of love, pain and tenderness go hand in hand.

Jay Rayner: My Dining Hell, Assembly Rooms, Review

Jay Rayner

The title of this wonderfully entertaining, inspiring, illuminating Spoken Word presentation is My Dining Hell.

Edinburgh Book Festival: Publishing the Nation

This event, offered by Publishing Scotland, and chaired by Jenny Brown, attempted to look at the responsibilities of publishers in Scotland to reflect the nation.

Every Brilliant Thing, Summerhall, Review

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Every Brilliant Thing is a warm and inclusive production that surprisingly brightens the spirits while addressing the subject of depression.

Standby For Tape Back-Up, Summerhall (Demonstration Room), Review

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Apophenia: the tendency to perceive a connection or meaningful pattern between unrelated or random things - Merriam-Webster Dictionary.