Maggie’s Culture Crawl Edinburgh 2015

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The words ‘culture’ and ‘crawl’ are not often used together, but in the case of cancer support charity Maggie’s, Culture Crawl has been an annual event in London for 10 years now.   On Friday 25th September, Culture Crawl is coming to Edinburgh for the first time. I am blogging about this because I am a board director for Maggie’s – plus I am taking part in this unique event, which will take participants round some of Edinburgh’s hidden cultural gems …. Continue reading

Flying back in time – the National Museum of Flight


This weekend I was looking around at things to do and discovered there was a “Wartime Experience” day at Scotland’s National Museum of Flight at East Fortune – about 20 miles from Edinburgh.  This day was part of the UK’s 70th celebrations for VE day – Victory Europe, celebrating the end of WW2. Combined with the museum’s main attraction, the “Concorde Experience”,  I drove out the A1 to East Lothian to see some magnificent men and lots of flying machines.  Continue reading