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"Now is the best time to go because all the children are back in school."

Why do we hike? It’s a question that occurred to me more than once in the past week. It is, after all, a pretty ridiculous idea. 3,454 more words

Film No 31 : Sunshine on Leith

I used to live in Edinburgh; we had a small flat just 5 minutes walk from Leith, overlooking where the Royal Yacht Britannia is now anchored. 349 more words


THE FRIDAY FIVE - 8.8.2014

1. Family Of The Year – Hero
2. Kasabian – Bumblebee
3. Bombay Bicycle Club – Luna
4. Royal Blood – Figure It Out
5. 3D Shark – Spuds… 70 more words


The Proclaimers - Letter From America

My search for a song to represent Scotland on my musical tour of Europe goes on and could easily turn into a top twenty, as there are so many good bands and artists to choose from.  108 more words


Five Things, Wednesday 7th August

“She’s all I got is gone”: David Bromberg & Larry Campbell at Bush Hall
After a vivid ride through London on the back of Kevin’s motorbike (a big BMW, as used by the Met, for all you bike fans) we turn up at Bush Hall to see Dylan sidemen from different eras making a joyous noise – two performers who really love playing together, picking songs that they’ve probably played forever. 989 more words

Weekly Roundup

Review - Sunshine on Leith (2013)

Director: Dexter Fletcher

Starring: George Mackay, Peter Mullan, Jane Horrocks, Kevin Guthrie, Antonia Thomas, Freya Mavor

Following in the footsteps of mega-bands like ABBA and Queen, the latest, somewhat unlikely group to be given the jukebox musical treatment is the Scottish duo The Proclaimers, with… 439 more words


Watch Usain Bolt Dance To 'I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles)' Before A Race

Some athletes get pumped by listening to Matthew McConaughey hit his chest; others require the Proclaimers singing about just how many miles they’d go before falling down at your door. 50 more words