Edinburgh Festival – Day 2

I planned to have a lovely recount of the excellent Electric Bookshop, but I was running so late I missed it. Massive failure. I did drive past in time to see Scotland’s own literary paparazzo heading for the washroom, and … Continue reading Edinburgh Festival – Day 2

Edinburgh Festival – Day 1

Every year I tell myself that next year, next year I will take the month of August off and ‘do’ the festival. It’s finally happened, although the only reason I have August off is because I have no work ergo, no money to ‘do’ anything. So just how do you do Edinburgh Festival on a budget of £2.50? Well, it helps to have friends in the Ludus Baroque Orchestra. Wendi and Ollie do a couple of gigs with this orchestra every festival in the lovely Canongate Kirk. Last night was Handel’s The Triumph of Time and Truth. The very gifted … Continue reading Edinburgh Festival – Day 1