“If there’s one phrase that gars me greet, it’s “get on with the day job”. Promoting Scotland is the day job”
“For far too long, too many homes have been lost in our city to the holiday market. ” Leader of Edinburgh Council Cammy Day
Facial reconstructions undertaken by Hayley Fisher. Copyright City of Edinburgh Council/ Hayley Fisher
“Hutton realised that the processes of erosion, deposition and uplift were connected and operated continuously”
On 21st of March 1859 The Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh opened.
On 6th of December 1768 the first edition of Encyclopaedia Britannica was published in Edinburgh.
The grave of Malvina Wells born in Grenada in 1805 can be found in Edinburgh with the Scottish family she worked for.
On 1st July 1999, the Scottish Parliament was reconvened…..
“This research shows that Darnaway still had reserves of old growth oak, by then a very scarce and valuable resource in Scotland.”
“I spent a very happy day in the museum, mostly in the first section ‘Beginnings’, only emerging to go up to the cafe, for my lunch!”