Friends, we are gathered today to bid farewell to our Friend, Mr Matthew Chambers.
The appearance of Mervyn King, former Governor of the Bank of England, produced a predictably very respectable turnout in the Baillie Gifford Main Tent at the Edinburgh International Book Festival.
The House of Fun was a full house but the delay of 30 minutes in starting was sheer 'madness'.
The Fringe is a chaotic and frenetic beast. I’ve worked every day since the 25th of July – some days less than others, but always a shift here, a few hours there.
Welcome to RAF Waddington, home of the “Chairforce”, where pilots operate drone aircraft to stalk the skies without ever leaving the ground.
It was a delight to hear two of last year's graduates of Edinburgh Napier University music department give their debut Fringe recital. Rachael told us that it was a recital that was transatlantic.
The concert celebrated the fifty six year relationship Pierre Boulez had with the Edinburgh International Festival. He died in January 2016 and music lost one of its most influential figures.
Everything was as it should be for Elgar's The Apostles.
‘Bubble Revolution’ claims to be ‘a fairytale about growing up during and after the fall of communism in Poland’.
Mark Thomas’ ‘The Red Shed’ is subtitled ‘a topical tale of the miners’ strike’. It does, however, feature a red shed. Very prominently.