Marchmont Rd

Apple pressing at the Pavilion Cafe


Abundance Edinburgh have been busy over the last few months picking unwanted apples from trees in and around Edinburgh. Yesterday we were able to taste some of the results of their efforts when they had an apple pressing session at the Pavilion Ca…


Photo – Bike girl with a red rose

Here’s a photo that would be worthy of the Edinburgh Cycle Chic blog – a young lady with a single red rose and a string of flowers round her basket. She was a bit surprised when I asked if I could take her photo!


History: Whale bones on the Meadows

Across the road from here is Jawbone Walk – look out for the giant whale jawbones straddling the entrance to the Meadows. They formed part of the 1886 International Exhibition of Industry, Science and Art pavilion, held on the Meadows and were the…


Considering cycling for the school run?

The Bike Station and Spokes are working together on a project to provide practical advice and training to support families in everyday cycling, especially for families with younger children who cannot cycle independently, and usually use a car.The…