Contini Cannonball – lovingly bringing together history, heritage and the best Scottish, seasonal produce

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I’ve been going to quite a few ‘Yelp’ events lately.  Sure, they are often centred around food, but I’ve found that they are also a great way to meet people who love going out and exploring their city and to get to try out and support local businesses; supporting your local businesses is a great … Read more…

Hogmanay – Discovering Scot:Lands

We have a map - but no directions - must spin the wheel for more clues...

The official Edinburgh Hogmanay celebrations culminated in a wondrous free event that turned the Old Town into a giant living gameboard and all participants became ‘explorers’ – spinning a wheel to get a map to our next land of discovery where we would be rewarded with art and music representing a region of Scotland.  As … Read more…

Urban Step Class – No Such Thing as a Normal Walk in Edinburgh!

The First Step

Edinburgh is built on seven hills and that can mean only one thing – if you want to walk or cycle – you need to master the climbs!  But in Edinburgh it’s not just steep sloping streets you have to contend with – there are also STEPS…..lots of STEPS!!!  Most old towns in Scotland have … Read more…