Armed Forces events and displays this week

  • 20 June 2011, 4.04AM

I’ve had ‘armed forces day’ marked on this Saturday of my calender for a few months now, but wasn’t sure what it would entail until I read this on STV local. The event in full actually lasts for three days – Friday, Saturday and Sunday, and consis…


24 hour Extreme Unicycling challenge in Edinburgh

  • 20 June 2011, 1.01AM

I’ve had suspicions about unicycles for a while, convinced that this year there have been far more pre-Fringe sightings than usual. I looked online for some kind of unicycle city event, and found this in the Scotsman. On July 30th, Voodoo Unicyles…


Breakfast for Cyclists: Wednesday 22nd June

It is Bike Week (18 ‘«Ű 26 June) and along with a fully packed week comes the Spokes Bike Breakfast (Wednesday 22nd June, 8-10am, Edinburgh City Chambers). Every year the City of Edinburgh Council offers a free brekky for cyclists. On top of that Sp…


A perfect spot by Duddingston Loch

  • 19 June 2011, 10.10AM

Not far from the Innocent Railway Tunnel, tucked in behind the church at Duddingston, there’s a hidden gem called Doctor Neil’s Garden. Have you ever been? If not, this afternoon is the time to go. From 2pm there will be live music & storytelling …


A High Line for Leith Walk?

  • 16 June 2011, 12.12PM

This post was written by Johnny , a member of the public The old Restalrig line has recently been resurfaced which is great – smooth rolling along the railroad line – but its deposits you back out on the street, at the bottom of Easter Road. But t…