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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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Gilmerton Cove - Scottish accommodation, Scottish travel and Scottish information directory - Scottish Guide

Gilmerton Cove - Scottish accommodation, Scottish travel and Scottish information directory - Scottish Guide | Edinburgh Stories | Scoop.it
Gilmerton Cove, four miles south of Edinburgh city centre, is a former subterranean dwelling hewn out of solid rock.   Surrounded by mystery, th...
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Planners back community bid to revive Water of Leith power station - Latest news - Scotsman.com

Planners back community bid to revive Water of Leith power station - Latest news - Scotsman.com | Edinburgh Stories | Scoop.it
An innovative bid to harness the Water of Leith has moved a significant step further after city planners backed the proposals.
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Small Newhaven cafe is voted Edinburgh’s best cafe ahead of Michelin-quality chefs - Latest news - Scotsman.com

Small Newhaven cafe is voted Edinburgh’s best cafe ahead of Michelin-quality chefs - Latest news - Scotsman.com | Edinburgh Stories | Scoop.it
HER signature dishes may be banana pancake and a fried breakfast – but that hasn’t stopped one cafe owner from out-dining some of the Capital’s top culinary names.
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Mystery knitter vents Edinburgh trams fury in ‘yarn-bombing’ blanket protest - News - Scotsman.com

Mystery knitter vents Edinburgh trams fury in ‘yarn-bombing’ blanket protest - News - Scotsman.com | Edinburgh Stories | Scoop.it
It is a case of knit-and-run. A public art craze which has swept the States has landed in the Capital as a colourful if short-lived protest against the tram works.
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The Queen's Hall, Edinburgh - YouTube

The Queen's Hall, Edinburgh - YouTube | Edinburgh Stories | Scoop.it
Edinburgh's leading live music venue.

Find us on the web at www.thequeenshall.net, follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/queens_hall and join us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/queenshall.
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Beekeeper who got buzz out of book collecting - Features - Scotsman.com

Beekeeper who got buzz out of book collecting - Features - Scotsman.com | Edinburgh Stories | Scoop.it
SETTING up a plantation in Malawi began John Moir’s fascination with the bees whose hard work made him a success.
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Kinetic Edinburgh

A stunning stop-motion  video of Edinburgh produced by Walid Salhab, Lecturer in Media Practice, Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh.

 

 

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2012 events

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he Edinburgh Secret Society organizes events for those of a curious disposition. These include verbal, theatrical and experimental presentations intended to inform, entertain and bewilder.

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Stevenson work donated to library

Stevenson work donated to library | Edinburgh Stories | Scoop.it
A rare collection of books and papers belonging to one of Scotland's favourite writers is on its way home.
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TROGLODYTE ARTWORKS BAFFLE BROUGHTON | Broughton Spurtle

TROGLODYTE ARTWORKS BAFFLE BROUGHTON | Broughton Spurtle | Edinburgh Stories | Scoop.it

Being sophisticated metropolitan types, Broughton's citizens are hardly likely to believe crop circles are the work of dancing fairy folk or visiting alien intelligences.

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The wildlife that lurks beneath the Wardie Bay waves - Leith News - Greener Leith

The wildlife that lurks beneath the Wardie Bay waves - Leith News - Greener Leith | Edinburgh Stories | Scoop.it
Wardie Bay resident Nikki MacLeod was lucky enough to find herself walking on the beach at Wardie ...
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Georgian brothel guide inspires new walking tour - Scotland - Scotsman.com

Georgian brothel guide inspires new walking tour - Scotland - Scotsman.com | Edinburgh Stories | Scoop.it
IT IS a new take on the walk of shame. A company is offering a tour of the network of ­brothels used by prostitutes plying their trade in 18th century Edinburgh.
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‘Edinburgh is a blood-soaked place’: An alternative history of the Capital - Latest news - Scotsman.com

‘Edinburgh is a blood-soaked place’: An alternative history of the Capital - Latest news - Scotsman.com | Edinburgh Stories | Scoop.it
IF YOU asked most people about the historic events to have graced the Scottish Parliament, cannibalism probably wouldn’t come up.
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Exclusive: J.K. Rowling takes career in new direction

Exclusive: J.K. Rowling takes career in new direction | Edinburgh Stories | Scoop.it
J.K. Rowling talks exclusively with USA TODAY about 'The Casual Vacancy,' on sale this week.
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Ian Rankin has rights back for Rebus

Ian Rankin has rights back for Rebus | Edinburgh Stories | Scoop.it
BRITAIN'S best-selling crime author is backing Bloody Scotland, Scotland's first book festival celebrating his genre.
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New book brings history and myths of Arthur’s Seat to life - Latest news - Scotsman.com

New book brings history and myths of Arthur’s Seat to life - Latest news - Scotsman.com | Edinburgh Stories | Scoop.it
Evocative as they are, the place names – Crow Hill and Samson’s Grave, Whinny Hill and the Cat Nick – probably don’t mean much to most city folk as they go about their business.
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Literary Edinburgh, with Alexander McCall Smith and Gillian Robertson

Literary Edinburgh, with Alexander McCall Smith and Gillian Robertson As the Edinburgh international book festival gets under way, the writer Alexander McCal...
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Interview: Ron Butlin casts a spell with magic words - Edinburgh - Scotsman.com

Interview: Ron Butlin casts a spell with magic words - Edinburgh - Scotsman.com | Edinburgh Stories | Scoop.it
HE has cemented his place for a second term as Edinburgh’s cultural ambassador – in his own words: one of the great literary capitals of the world.
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Edinburgh - a literary adventure in UNESCO's first City of Literature

Edinburgh - a literary adventure in UNESCO's first City of Literature | Edinburgh Stories | Scoop.it
Follow the footsteps of Miss Jean Brodie and Inspector Rebus, and explore the origins of Dr Jekyll and Harry's Hogwarts...
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Shining Forth from the heavens: Rare blue 'night-shining clouds' pictured at dusk over Edinburgh's landmark rail bridge

Shining Forth from the heavens: Rare blue 'night-shining clouds' pictured at dusk over Edinburgh's landmark rail bridge | Edinburgh Stories | Scoop.it
A photographer caught a glimpse of the most distant clouds in the atmosphere shining an electric blue from 50 miles up as the skies cleared over Edinburgh at dusk this week.
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Press and Journal - Article - Seeking literary inspiration in Auld Reekie

Press and Journal - Article - Seeking literary inspiration in Auld Reekie | Edinburgh Stories | Scoop.it

“Shift – ye ken that’s my spot!”

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Which UK city is the most creative? Edinburgh?

Which UK city is the most creative? Edinburgh? | Edinburgh Stories | Scoop.it

Edinburgh: UK’s Cultural Capital Contest (What, you mean someone actually thinks there are other contenders?)

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