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 […]

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 […]

We Explore… Colinton Tunnel

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It’s fair to say that 2020 has been one of the oddest years in modern day times – if not ever! Who would have thought we would all be gathered around the television, watching a Scottish Government broadcast, to find out what ‘tier’ we lived in. Yet, sadly it is […]

Review – Revival at the drive-in

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No industry has been left untouched by the impact of the pandemic but the theatre industry is arguably one of the worst affected, with the complete closure of venues for such an extended time. No one wants to see the UK become a cultural desert so it is vital that the arts […]

Stay at home car care routine

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With social distancing firmly in place and clear goverment advice telling us to stay home, this is a great time to pamper your car. While most of us are not mechanics, there are small things we can all do to ensure that our vehicles are kept in good working order. […]