Bilingual Kids of Edinburgh

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Regret is generally something that I try to avoid, but as think back to my school days and all those French lessons I failed to take part in, I get far too many waves of it! The number of learners with English as an additional language (EAL) in Scottish schools […]

Time to Kick Start Summer Reading…

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AD – Whilst travel plans in Britain may still be curtailed rather, the Junior Travelling Reader has found a way to still nurture both a love of reading and travel. Each month, they send a box of goodies – aimed at children between 9-12 years – including a fiction book […]

A magical afternoon tea

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For any budding witches, wizards, or even wannabe centaurs, Edinburgh is undoubtedly the place to live. Magic seems to ooze out of the streets in Old Town, and it’s certainly not hard to imagine extra buildings suddenly appearing in the gaps! So when we were invited to sample a ‘Wizarding […]

Edinburgh Children’s Festival is back!

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Following months of planning (and re-planning), the Edinburgh International Children’s Festival has announced its 2021 hybrid programme of online and outdoor theatre and dance for children and young people. We’re delighted to be previewing the program, and can’t wait to review some of the shows. Edinburgh International Children’s Festival is […]

Wagamama, St Andrew’s Square

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After a long week of homeschooling, we were delighted to be invited to enjoy a meal from our local Wagamama. We’re usually regulars here with the kids so it was the nicest treat to have a giant bowl of normality! On the off chance you haven’t heard of Wagamama, it’s […]

Explore Balerno

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We don’t know about you but the Sunday night blues has been replaced with a, ‘where on earth can we go for a walk today?’ and I’m finding myself thinking it on nearly a daily basis. Bored of our regular routes, running out of exciting things to point out to […]