Category Archives: Days Out

Day trips in and around Edinburgh

A Grumpy Bus Driver

Getting around town with a buggy, 2 little boys, and all the related paraphenalia can be challenging. Most of the time I walk, it takes longer, but I enjoy the journey as much as anything. Today though, we took the … Continue reading

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A Visit From a Friend

  I was nervous at first………… Walking to meet an old school friend I had only seen once or twice since school finished (About 15 ears ago). All nerves washed quickly away when we started what turned out to be … Continue reading

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A Day Out – Museum Of Childhood

At no. 42 Canongate, along the Royal Mile in Edinburgh, tucked behind a little gift shop is the Museum of Childhood. Established by Edinburgh Counsilor Parick Murray In 1955, the museum is a treasure trove of toys, books and even … Continue reading

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A Day Out In May – The Party At the Palace 1503

First to enter the Palace gates are the newly weds, King James IV of Scotland and Margaret Tudor of England. Next to come, the Men, Women and Children. Finally enter the Knights In full armour, bearing flags and banners, weapons … Continue reading

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A Day Out in August: The Edinburgh Festival

Edinburgh is awash with excitement in August. Every year an ever expanding collection of arts and cultural events descend upon The Festival City to entertain and delight thousands of people from around the world. Strangely enough there is actually no … Continue reading

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