Behind the Scenes of an Edinburgh Fringe Comedy Show: Part IV of XXV

Behind the Scenes of an Edinburgh Fringe Comedy Show: Part IV of XXV

Chris Turner  25.05.2015
One of my favourite stand-up albums is Mike Birbiglia's Sleepwalk With Me, a wonderfully funny true story of a comic's career, relationship...

Behind the Scenes of an Edinburgh Fringe Comedy Show: Part III of XXV

Chris Turner  20.05.2015
Backstage on the night, with an absolutely smashing line-up performing alongside me, and 300 friendly fringe-goers waiting in the tent,...

May 1983

Naomi Hefter  17.05.2015
I decided on Camden festival this year. A smaller fringe but no less exciting. I've heard some wonderful things about the Camden fringe...

Behind the Scenes of an Edinburgh Fringe Comedy Show: Part II of XXV

Chris Turner  17.05.2015
The task at hand was to sort out the jokes from the phrases, the ideas from the words - there are times when only an on-stage airing can...

Behind the Scenes of an Edinburgh Fringe Comedy Show: Part I of XXV

Chris Turner  13.05.2015
I. For my ninth year at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, I'll be doing three programmed shows a day, along with an eclectic mix of spots...
Flights of Fancy: The Journey From Bar to Boardroom With Skyscanner's CEO

Flights of Fancy: The Journey From Bar to Boardroom With Skyscanner's CEO

Heather Irish  26.03.2015
How did a high tech startup, headquartered in Scotland's historic capital, become the global travel gateway it is today? And how does it...
Eclipse: A Magical Moment Obscured by Bureaucracy.

Eclipse: A Magical Moment Obscured by Bureaucracy.

Jackie Kemp  20.03.2015
How sad. An eclipse is a special thing; it's a moment to celebrate the great celestial coincidence that the sun is exactly 400 times the...
Total Solar Eclipse Will Plunge Europe Into Darkness

Total Solar Eclipse Will Plunge Europe Into Darkness

Thomas Tamblyn  25.02.2015
Europe's largest solar eclipse since 1999 is set to block out as much as 90 per cent of the sun's light in some areas of the UK. On the...
17 Reasons to Visit Scotland in 2015

17 Reasons to Visit Scotland in 2015

Tom McLoughlin  31.01.2015
Situated to the north of the UK and almost completely surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean, Scotland is a magically scenic destination. Once...
Top Five New Year's Eve Host Cities and How They Compare

Top Five New Year's Eve Host Cities and How They Compare

Will Glendinning  22.12.2014
For the first time, this year London will be charging spectators to see its New Year's Eve fireworks. In the following I'll look at what...
18 Photos Of People (And Dogs) Being Weather Bombed

18 Photos Of People (And Dogs) Being Weather Bombed

Jack Sommers  11.12.2014
Britain has been suffering 140mph high winds and 50ft-high waves as the Weather Bomb lashes the country. It has also produced some pretty...
The X-mas Factor

The X-mas Factor

Christina Miller  8.12.2014
With its Christmas market selling pork and apple stuffing naps and hot cider, a sky-scraping 'Big Wheel' with panoramic views of the city,...
Scotland the Best 100 - It's Only the Best!

Scotland the Best 100 - It's Only the Best!

Bill Coles  15.10.2014
NOT easy being a travel writer, for ever stuck with trying to breathe life into these fantastical places, and only words, words, words...
Roll Up, Roll Up! First Ever Edinburgh Restaurant Festival and Last Chance to See Ming Exhibit

Roll Up, Roll Up! First Ever Edinburgh Restaurant Festival and Last Chance to See Ming Exhibit

Helen I. Hwang  14.10.2014
Roll up, roll up! A couple of special events are running in Edinburgh with an expiration date in October! Historical Chinese art at the...