Past Leithers

Essentially a Century

Gordon Munro says Happy Birthday, with a little bit of added history...

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Illustration: Bernie Reid

Protempore: 100

The Tale of the Prime Sinister and Ian Dracula-Smith...

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Johnny from Pond Bar

The Cardboard Box on the Rocks

As summer beckons we trace the history of a cocktail indigenous to Leith, with Alan Bett...

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Lena Dunham's Girls

#LenaDunhamVoiceOfAGeneration

Jessica Taylor, a twenty something New Yorker, on whether Girls talks for her...

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Wick, Caithness

Postcards from Daniel Gray #1 Trains

In which our intrepid reporter sets forth on a journey through the very spine of Scotland...

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Dancing About Architecture No 22

Rodger Evans charts nothing less than the Cartography of the Heart...

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Caravaggio: Two Selfies

A Short History of Selfies

Time for a revisionist skewering of the selfie as the defining motif of our age claims Colin Montgomery ...

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Singing our World into Being

Writing about setting and place in fiction is crucial counsels Marianne Wheelaghan ...

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Black Narcissus

Nuns are Still Number One

Kennedy Wilson explores the history of Nuns in the cinema...

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Who Pays the Ferryman?: Roy Pedersen

Who Pays the Ferryman?

Notes on a funding scandal involving a National Institution, Caledonian MacBrayne...

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Illustration: Bernie Reid

Statistics, Lies & Home Truths

You knew Leith was barry and better, but did you know it was bigger?...

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Loving Leisurely Leith

Sydney or Edinburgh, which is best for jogging? Tracy Griffen says you may be surprised!...

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Mrs. MacPickle…

Tries to avoid talking about politics...

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Green & Leithy

Sweet Potato, Chick Pea and Saffron Boats...

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The Great American Songbook

Lawrence Lettice on the essential ingredients that make for a good crooner…...

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