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Edinburgh has seduced the mind of many a writer with its mysteries, the romance, history, and the people.
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Ian Rankin discusses his latest book, The Impossible Dead

Ian Rankin discusses his latest book, The Impossible Dead, published in paperback on 29th May. ABOUT THE BOOK: Malcolm Fox and his team are back, investigati...
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Twitter / Stephen Fry: At magic hour, in a golden ...

At magic hour, in a golden evening light St Giles, the heart of Midlothian. What a beautiful city Edinburgh is. http://t.co/czcs96pw
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At magic hour, in a golden evening light St Giles, the heart of Midlothian. What a beautiful city Edinburgh is. http://t.co/czcs96pw (RT @stephenfry: At magic hour, in a golden evening light St Giles, the heart of Midlothian.
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George Mackay Brown: The poet, his muse and a £30,000 collection - Books - Scotsman.com

George Mackay Brown: The poet, his muse and a £30,000 collection - Books - Scotsman.com | Edinburgh Stories | Scoop.it
A CACHE of previously unseen passionate poems and intimate letters written by the Orkney poet George Mackay Brown to his young muse will be auctioned in Edinburgh next week.
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Edinburgh UNESCO City of Literature: The Literary City

Edinburgh UNESCO City of Literature: The Literary City | Edinburgh Stories | Scoop.it
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Edinburgh - REVIEW – Gardener’s Cottage pops up at Edinburgh’s Farmers Market | Edinburgh Spotlight

Edinburgh - REVIEW – Gardener’s Cottage pops up at Edinburgh’s Farmers Market | Edinburgh Spotlight | Edinburgh Stories | Scoop.it
The Gardener's Cottage pop-up brunch and lunch at Edinburgh's Farmers Market Edinburgh chefs Dale Mailley and Edward Murray are the proud new owners of The...
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Edinburgh's pandas fail at last hurdle - Telegraph

Edinburgh's pandas fail at last hurdle - Telegraph | Edinburgh Stories | Scoop.it
The scene was set for love. The straw bedding was fresh and the sexual chemistry overwhelming.

 

They are our pandas, and we are very fond of them.

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Real Edinburgh Ghost!

While shooting some footage for the Witchery Tours, we think we caught a real ghost on camera! Watch closely as the figure on the terrace walks between the l...
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Online service to offer access to city's history

Online service to offer access to city's history | Edinburgh Stories | Scoop.it
Old Town Stories will offer pictures, stories and maps revealing Edinburgh's heritage...
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Edinburgh’s New Town to celebrate literary history - Historic Sites - Scotsman.com

Edinburgh’s New Town to celebrate literary history - Historic Sites - Scotsman.com | Edinburgh Stories | Scoop.it
FAMOUS quotations from Enlightenment figures will be beamed on to buildings throughout Edinburgh’s New Town as part of a new campaign to raise the profile of the capital’s world city of literature status.
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Edinburgh Zoo pandas honoured with special tartan on eve of Burns ...

A SPECIAL tartan commissioned to mark the arrival of the Edinburgh Zoo pandas was unveiled today. Tian Tian and Yang Guang jetted intoEdinburghon a specially chartered flight fromChinaon December 4 last year.
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Ian Rankin on The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

Ian Rankin on The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde | Edinburgh Stories | Scoop.it
Inspector Rebus's creator explains why Robert Louis Stevenson's classic tale of suspense remains 'every bit as claustrophobic, creepy and chilling as when it first saw the light of day over a century ago' (Ian Rankin on The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll...
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Edinburgh’s Henry Littlejohn was also inspiration for Sherlock Holmes - The Guide - Scotsman.com

Edinburgh’s Henry Littlejohn was also inspiration for Sherlock Holmes - The Guide - Scotsman.com | Edinburgh Stories | Scoop.it
A BUZZ of excitement rippled through the High Court in Edinburgh. The scene was one of the most dramatic trials to grip Victorian Edinburgh, at centre stage was one of the most familiar faces to grace the halls of justice.
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Rioters strike in Edinburgh 10th August 2011

No comment. Too scared.

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Robert Louis Stevenson

A montage I made for fun....
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Edinburgh hosts UK’s first centre celebrating India’s Rabbie Burns | Deadline News

Edinburgh hosts UK’s first centre celebrating India’s Rabbie Burns | Deadline News | Edinburgh Stories | Scoop.it
A CENTRE dedicated to the life and works of a man described as India’s bard and the Bengali Shakespeare is being launched at a conference in Edinburgh this...
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Literary High Street

Literary High Street | Edinburgh Stories | Scoop.it

A project worth keeping an eye on...

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Doors Open for Stephen Fry and Dougie Henshall at ITV1

Doors Open for Stephen Fry and Dougie Henshall at ITV1 | Edinburgh Stories | Scoop.it
ATV Today for TV, Soap and Entertaiment news from the UK, Australia and the USA...
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First tram down Leith Walk to be a pedal powered protest tram

First tram down Leith Walk to be a pedal powered protest tram | Edinburgh Stories | Scoop.it
Cycle campaigners have joined forces with local creatives to highlight the negative impact of b...
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Paper sculptures | The Spectator

Paper sculptures | The Spectator | Edinburgh Stories | Scoop.it
When Georges Simenon visited Edinburgh and saw the great gothic monument to Sir Walter Scott that rises from Princes Street Gardens, he is reputed to have...
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Fantasy Friday – Edinburgh with an accent

Fantasy Friday – Edinburgh with an accent | Edinburgh Stories | Scoop.it
Currently, Ian Rankin's The Impossible Dead is occupying my bed table as my book of the moment.

His novels, which I am a big fan of (especially the Rebus series), are all based around Edinburgh,...
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Edinburgh’s New Town to celebrate literary history - Historic Sites - Scotsman.com

Edinburgh’s New Town to celebrate literary history - Historic Sites - Scotsman.com | Edinburgh Stories | Scoop.it
FAMOUS quotations from Enlightenment figures will be beamed on to buildings throughout Edinburgh’s New Town as part of a new campaign to raise the profile of the capital’s world city of literature status.
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Happy Birthday, Jules Verne, Science Fiction Author

Happy Birthday, Jules Verne, Science Fiction Author | Edinburgh Stories | Scoop.it

"He climbed Arthur’s Seat in Edinburgh and skinny-dipped at Portobello."

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I love libraries | Edinburgh Eye

I love libraries | Edinburgh Eye | Edinburgh Stories | Scoop.it
The libraries of Edinburgh, I love them. Central Library – the children's library, which is the first library I remember, from when I was three or four and had just learned how to read; the non-fiction library, which I still love better ...
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On this day in Edinburgh's history: 1594 John Napier dedicates his most important work to King James IV

On this day in Edinburgh's history: 1594 John Napier dedicates his most important work to King James IV | Edinburgh Stories | Scoop.it
His A Plaine Discovery of the Whole Revelation of St. John predicted the end of the world in 1688 or 1700.
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Despite never mentioning it in his works, author Charles Dickens had strong links to Edinburgh - People - Scotsman.com

Despite never mentioning it in his works, author Charles Dickens had strong links to Edinburgh - People - Scotsman.com | Edinburgh Stories | Scoop.it
AS the chill morning fog lifted from Dunsapie Loch, the figure of a solitary man could be seen, gazing out towards the Firth of Forth, seemingly searching for inspiration.
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