Edible Gardening – The Royal Botanic Garden helps us plan ahead for this growing season

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I’ve spent so many hours wandering around the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh,  enjoying the fresh air and foliage, no matter what the season.  I’ve read the plaques and little signs but I’ve never taken the time to find out the history of the Garden or to find out more about how they manage to provide … Read more…

The Floatarium Spa  – De-stressing Edinburgh for over 20 years

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After the heart racing stress of ‘nearly’ leaping 100ft in the air, I knew I had to:  Dye my hair, which turned white when I leaned over the rail and looked at the tiny dot like people below Head back to The Floatarium Spa for some serious relaxation! To me, floating quietly in a warm … Read more…

“Jellyfication of the legs?…… Welcome to Hydro Spin!!”

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I love Spinning®.  I love swimming.  So when I was invited by simplyhealth to attend a promotional Hydro Spin class (also known as Aqua Spin) at Edinburgh Leisure’s Royal Commonwealth Pool of course I said Yes!  Simplyhealth is a healthcare provider that promotes creating ‘healthy habits’ such as healthy eating and routine exercise.  In order … Read more…

Adrenaline Junkie Alert:  Aerial Assault at EICA, …. Embrace The Fear!!

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When I started the Healthy Edinburgh blog, I pictured myself running around the glorious streets of Edinburgh – going for lots of massages, chilling out in spas, going to dance classes and yet here I am, harnessed up, heart-racing, ready(?) to leap 100ft in the air after being invited to the re-launch of the AERIAL ASSAULT … Read more…