Category: Edinburgh

Edinburgh: mussels for lunch, dinner at The Dogs

Walking through the Old Town, I started looking for somewhere to have lunch. Most of the menus on Victoria Street and the Royal Mile were pretty much interchangeable: “best haggis in town”, salmon, or steak and chips, and I was looking for something lighter. Walking down Cockburn Street, I spotted a blackboard on the pavement […]

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Postcard from Edinburgh

My parents met, married and lived in Edinburgh until moving to London in 1946. Although I’ve never lived there, I’ve always felt a connection with the city. If you ignore the shopfronts, the yellow lines and the traffic, look up and you’ll see how little has changed in much of the city since my parents’ […]

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