Tag Archives: Edinburgh

You too can have one

Coats of Arms, using them and hanging them on your wall. Continue reading

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Closing down (a bit like 2015)

It was a great deal – the reason we went to Rhodes for two weeks rather than, one as the cost was little more. We didn’t question why, vaguely thinking it was due to the lateness of the season, a … Continue reading

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Of water to beyond

A castle has stood on this site at Cramond since medieval times, but after its almost total destruction it was rebuilt in 1590 and later extended. The last private owner of Lauriston Castle was William Reid who purchased it at … Continue reading

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