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Mostly art… Human Castle, Melvin Moti and SPL

Mostly an arty day today… Human Castle by Emily Speed was the very first event in Edinburgh Art Festival and the photographers were out in force for a performance that was extremely photogenic. (see for example these photos by ‘yellow … Continue reading

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Obscurities

Did you know about the existence of Obscura Day?  I certainly didn’t till I saw a reading at Surgeon’s Hall listed on the Scottish Poetry Library site.   Apparently it’s ‘an international celebration of obscure places’, otherwise known as a … Continue reading

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Inro at the Museum of Scotland

I know that not everyone agrees, but I continue to be totally enraptured by the bit of the National Museum of Scotland that used to be the Royal Museum. Today I finally left the main hall and started to wander … Continue reading

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Royal Museum revisited

Once again I went to what used to be the Royal Museum.  Once again, I didn’t make it past the grand gallery.   It really is the most extraordinary space. I wandered up to the top two floors (I think … Continue reading

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