Issue 140

Cover Story

“Brilliant vibe down at Coatfield hoarding, so good to see so many old and new pals painting in so many styles. Thanks to Lotte from Vue Art for organising such a great inclusive space.” Shona Hardie 

Editor at Large

This Island Leith

Did the merger with Edinburgh signal the end of this “island” Leith’?

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How to Adopt a Football Club

Ged Tellwright adopted Hibernian as his football team on arriving in Leith from Englandshire over 30 years ago

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When this is all over...

Even a single pot can suddenly require a ‘good stir’ at the exact moment the dullest person launches into their lengthiest story

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Another Edinburgh Is Possible

Of Scotland’s major cities Edinburgh has the lowest per capita settlement for the third year in a row

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The classic Hollywood film that never was

The classic Hollywood film that never was

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In-shop advertising is doing my head in

The world’s a shop and if it hasn’t got a price tag it’s not worth having

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Protempore …

We need to talk about dying. About dying with dignity

Not a decision to be left to others who are bound by laws which are not only archaic but as I’ve said previously, inhumane

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Covid The Movie

Rishi Sunak with his Eat Out to Help Out truck will be providing victuals and vittles. Expect a slice of Booster Pie

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On the Loose

“Choosing a football team as a kid is a once in a lifetime call…”

“Choosing a football team as a kid is a once in a lifetime call…”

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The Leith Glutton

Scandi calm & logic

A bundle of delicious contradictions: moist and firm, soft and crunchy, sweet and salty, all very grown up

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Edinburgh’s Magical Mystery Tour

Everywhere he went he seemed to be followed by the slightly mysterious number 13

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Cannonballs & Conversions

If you’re a man you can kill and womanise as much as you like and still turn it around and become a saint

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Short Story

The girl who could move everything

The girl who could move everything

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MP for Edinburgh North and Leith

The Battle of Kenmure Street

The number and frequency of these raids will increase as the trade deal between the UK and India includes a side deal on immigration

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Walking Solo

Barns Ness Geological Trail

Check local geologist, Angus Miller’s Geowalks website for guided and self-guided geological walks around Edinburgh

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Spring Health & Fitness

A Plea for the Trees

We like to think our grass paths are a highway for bugs and insects, and possibly slugs and snails, to get around our vegetable beds

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