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Issue 139

Cover Story
Editor at Large

Choux swans for F. Scott Fitzgerald

And here comes Nigel Slater who must have been about two years old at the time

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The Future:
A Guide

Colin Montgomery offers some helpful tips on navigating what lies ahead

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The No Recipe Man

I Was Monty’s double

Cricket balls served up by me have been deposited into the Water of Leith

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The Leith Glutton

The world on your (paper) plate

For a midweek option, the Leith Glutton is tempted to wander up The Walk, but that’s a whole other Leither article

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Walking Solo

Newhailes Estate

Those perilous walks along the verges of busy B roads, without a busy bee to be found

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Protempore …

‘Official: Tories amongst the most despicable species to crawl the Earth’

Johnson and his John Bull cabinet are trying to convince the major players that we’re still a force to be reckoned with

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Girls on Film

Kennedy Wilson remembers a legendary, and controversial, film from 1930s Weimar Republic

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On the Loose

Leith - At the Centre of History

Queen Mary of Guise even moved her court to Leith and became, in effect, the de-facto capital of Scotland

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Spring Health & Fitness

Fitness with Found Objects

Tree trunks, park benches, heavy bits of scrap metal, groceries. The most random things can be excellent fitness props

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The Story of two Leith Distillers

A glimpse into the worlds of Port of Leith Distillery and Electric Drink Co

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They Once Were Shipbuilders

R O Neish - writer of no less than seven volumes on Leith Docks and its many trades - on shipbuilding

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Short Story

The Girls from Eldorado

She stood in her brother’s gym shoes in the small, dingy, toilet cubicle of The Eldorado

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“Iconic portraits of Bowie…

Everyone had their favourite David Bowie photograph, even David Bowie, but more of that later, says Gordon Munro

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A Leither for ever: J D Fergusson: Painter

J D Fergusson: Painter

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The Cannabis Conundrum

The central question on the legality of cannabis is not if, but how it will be legalized says Dan Collins

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