I once wandered into a pagan festival in Edinburgh by accident. A friend and I had curiously followed the crowds and sound of drumming, ending up at Calton Hill Beltane. People painted blue or red danced past by torchlight, then a group of women in white. A marriage-like ceremony between a white-clad woman and a...
When Scottish Enlightenment philosopher David Hume died in 1776, his friend, famous architect Robert Adam, designed a mausoleum for him in the Old Calton Burying Ground in Edinburgh in keeping with Hume’s last wishes. Shortly before... Read Post
THE 25TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE GREAT BRITISH RHYTHM AND BLUES FESTIVAL COLNE MONDAY 25/AUGUST/2014 THE BRITISH STAGE The crowd was building and so was the atmosphere inside this arena. I was ready to be entertained. The first band up ... Read Post