She shows sea clothes
Friday 1 January 2010 - 09:08
Here is another stunning item from Drummond CHS Librarian Annie Scanlon’s collection  of swimwear and beach paraphernalia. Like the cap featured…
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Schools face squeeze
Friday 1 January 2010 - 09:03
In Issue 178 we reported problems faced by Edinburgh schools due to proposed budget cuts. Click on the link below to read the Edinburgh Prmary…
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Careless whiskers
Friday 18 December 2009 - 09:02
For those readers with an interest in bearded pillars of the co[img_assist|nid=500|title=|desc=|link=node|align=right|width=200|height=200] mmunity (…
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Parallel Broughtons
Tuesday 1 December 2009 - 17:02
Unreliable geographies by Aeneas McHaarNo. 2: Rodney Street, Helena, Montana, USA46º 36’ N, 112º 00’ W Focused around the main street of ‘Last…
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Traffic at a crossroads
Tuesday 1 December 2009 - 16:46
Below we print a fuller version of the article which appears on page 1 of December's Spurtle (Issue 177).Community councils want to be included in…
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Persephone Belle
Tuesday 1 December 2009 - 15:48
Seasons gratings! And in the words of The Waitresses – ‘Bah, humbug! No, that's too strong – ‘cause it’s my favourite holiday!’ What’s for fun in…
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'Portrait of the Nation' – Snapshot of a refit
Thursday 26 November 2009 - 10:07
The Scottish National Portrait Gallery on Queen Street closed its doors in April 2009 for a major refit.The £17.5m 'Portrait of the Nation' scheme –…
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Parallel Broughtons
Sunday 1 November 2009 - 19:19
Unreliable geographies by Aeneas McHaarNo. 1: New Broughton, Jamaica18º 12’ N, 18º 13’ W New Broughton is a rural community of around 450 souls…
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Time to throw out New Town's bin bags?
Sunday 1 November 2009 - 17:50
In May 2005, City of Edinburgh Council (CEC) backed down when its plans for rigid waste containerisation across the New Town met determined…
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Edinburgh Saltire Gaelic Choir
Thursday 22 October 2009 - 07:52
The Edinburgh Saltire Gaelic Choir sing traditional Gaelic songs, many of which have been arranged in 4-part harmony, writes Paula Sharp. The…
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