It was a busy Celtic Connections this year – across to Glasgow six times in total. The second week included concerts from Paul Anderson, Session A9, Frigg (with Imar as support) and the Young Traditional Musician of the Year finals. Continue reading
As usual January is brought to life with a few trips over to Glasgow, to attend some Celtic Connections concerts. Continue reading
We have been at the Boda Bar for about a year, but it’s closing on Tuesday. The Boda Bar group will still be there, and we don’t know what will happen at the current venue – so keep watching the Edinburgh Scandi Session website to find out where we end up! Photo of the survivors of the session above – there were eight of us in total but others had to go earlier.
A lovely warm day – up to about 29C at maximum inland – so rather than the usual swim at the pool Anne and I went off to the beach at Yellowcraigs. Continue reading
I love dammsugare (vacuum cleaners)! Together with Swedish coffee, of course.
We had a great week in Dumfries and Galloway over Easter, with glorious weather. The wicker horse was decorating Kirkcudbright centre, I fitted in a couple of bike rides in the sunshine, we visited MacLellan’s Castle, the savings bank museum and kirkyard in Ruthwell, and I had my first sea swim of the season (cold water though, only about 9C I think!). I also found a rather glorious mediaeval goblet in the shop at MacLellan’s Castle! And of course I forgot to add when I first put this up – we went to the lovely session at the Steam Packet Inn in Isle of Whithorn, where the nyckelharpa had a great time as always (joined by the fiddle on this occasion!).Continue reading
Not being a bus anorak I can’t identify the type, but I do remember the style! Transport for Edinburgh 🙂 were running some of their old museum stock on the number 5 route, and I caught a couple of them as I was out in Morningside.