Our own EdinburghThe fourth novel by the poet, dramatist and Edinburgh Makar (the city’s poet laureate) Ron Butlin has a dramatic urgency that pulls the reader along, eager to know the fate of its compelling central character, Maggie. It left me with the same sick feeling about the injustices of a warped society that were inspired by the film Philomena, another tale of tortured mother love. Ghost Moon, however, has a more positive ending.
A: When the budget is wasted on bad facilities that deter the thing they were supposed to promote. If you’ve been to Leith Links recently, you’ll have noticed that the path that runs along the north edge of the park…Read more →
A huge tennis event in Edinburgh featuring legends John McEnroe and Tim Henman has been cancelled, forcing the organisers to go into administration, after problems with a roof brought in to prevent last year’s washout.