Woodland crafts at the Water of Leith

Last weekend we spent the morning with a lovely bunch of people, creating festive wreaths out of natural materials. We used flexible willow as bases for the wreaths and gathered loads of materials from the woods and gardens to decorate the wreaths…


Beyond the Innertube: Dalmeny and South Queensferry

  • 3 December 2012, 12.12PM

One of the best things about the Innertube is where it can take you. From Cramond – well worth visiting in its own right – it’s only a short cycle to the edge of the Dalmeny Estate, by the Cramond Brig inn. The path up by the River Almond can be a…


Heading townward via Queensferry and Cramond

  • 30 November 2012, 8.08AM

Despite the amazing vista of a blood red sky this morning, heading out from Boness for my city commute there are the first flutterings on snow and a large amount of black ice and frozen ground. Deffo worth a more vigilant cycling eye, but wrap up,…


Fancy a free energy-efficiency DIY workshop?

  • 29 November 2012, 7.07AM

Edinburgh social enterprise Greenworks, in Leith, is running a free workshop on Sunday 2nd December 2012 ( this coming Sunday!) from 2pm till 5pm. Simon, from greenworkshop, will be running a FREE energy efficiency D.I.Y workshop where you can lea…