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21 Reasons it’s GREAT to be British

April the 23rd always strikes me as a most glorious day to celebrate being British. St Georges Day and William Shakespeare’s Birthday, two absolute lads of British history and identity. Something that truly makes me deeply sad is how many people don’t feel patriotic about being British, and more specifically English. A lot of my friends admit to feeling that way, that they feel that Brits have a bad reputation and to celebrate being from the UK is a bit embarrassing- again more  ...

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Culture, Eats and Drinks, Edinburgh Fringe, Events, Music, Theatre, Travel

Edinburgh Fringe 2014- The Round-Up

Well, I’ve shaken off my tartan, emptied my rucksack of one bazillion flyers and started the inevitable liver healing process- it can only mean one thing. Edfringe is over again for another year. This year was (as ever) totally riotous, and provided me with much to laugh, think and wonder about. It gave me all manner of performance to slam my eyes onto, pints to quaff with so many great people and heralded the end of another summer. Here’s what we got up to. The Shops Head to  ...

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EDINBURGH FRINGE- A Survival Guide

It’s the time of year when pals are jetting off to sunnier climes (not hard given the STATE of this British Summer) and despite them coming back armed with a golden glow and a cut price bottle of ouzo, there’s only one place I’m fantasizing about, and it’s full of cobbles, wellies and flyers. That’s right folks, the Edinburgh Fringe festival is fast approaching. This will be my seventh jaunt to the ‘Burgh. I have been a performer, a spectator and above  ...

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