Tag: Edinburgh

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Making bucket list progress

Several moths ago, I made a list of things I'd like to do before I'm 40. My very own 'bucket list'. Purely arbitrary, nothing to do with impending death. I need to emphasise that - every time I mention a bucket list, people think I'm about to share some very sad news about my health. ...

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Game of Thrones…Edinburgh edition

This is amazing. Some talented individual has taken the 'Game of Thrones' title sequence and made an Edinburgh version - and I can tell from my many, many visits that it's pretty accurate. You don't have to be a Game of Thrones fan to appreciate how beautiful this is. But it helps.

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Race Report: Edinburgh Half-Marathon

Finishing the Edinburgh half-marathon. Despite the crazy course (running from Edinburgh centre out to Musselburgh, one-way?!), the crowded start and multiple pot-holes, it was a great run. I came in at 1:49, which I was really pleased with. With hindsight, I could have taken another minute or two off that, but I was concerned about ...

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Norse God versus Burglar…

...it's only going to end one way, right? The Telegraph is reporting a burglar in Edinburgh was scared off when he encountered the home-owner dressed as Thor, the Norse God of thunder. Six-foot tall Torvald Alexander, 38, was wearing a red cape and the thunder god's silver-winged helmet when he spotted the raider in his ...