Tag Archives: Edinburgh

Brit Buildings: Saving the New Victoria building, Edinburgh

In Southside, Edinburgh, sits the New Victoria, a spectacular Art Deco gem. It has been a ‘super cinema’ and entertainment complex since its construction in 1930, when its original programme included ‘screen snapshots, variety acts and Movietone news’. In 2003 … Continue reading

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Edinburgh? I spit on it.

If you’ve ever walked up Edinburgh’s Royal Mile you’ll know there’s a lot to look at. So it’s a good idea to keep your eyes open and your head up, especially during festival season when you’re liable to get a … Continue reading

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Top of the Shops: Avalanche Records

In a world of compressed MP3s and illegal downloads it’s comforting to know that there are still some folk who delight in the lustre of freshly pressed vinyl and the gleam of good old CDs. And if, like me, you … Continue reading

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