City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Irene Brown's blog

Goodbye The Stag's Head, Hello The Other Place


Nothing’s more sure than change but when news that The Stag’s Head, an old Broughton Road pub that dates back to the 1890s, was to close there was a real air of sadness among its regula

The Scottsboro Boys


It was an intriguing old photo from a Glasgow newspaper that had belonged to my Dad that led me to find out about the tragic tale of the Scottsboro Boys. The old Press photo showed a black woman heading up some kind of demonstration in the 1930s, the time of the Depression.

The Beerhive

Broughton village has yet another addition to their fine range of quality independent shops and it comes in the form of The Beerhive, a new beer and wine merchant