While our Fringe dates might be over we did still have a morning to kill and I had seen advertised an exhibition at the National museum of Scotland called “Rip it up: the Story of Scottish Pop” that I fancied visiting, so we did.… Read the rest
So, our penultimate day, and it had a lot to live up to after the successes of yesterday.
The beauty of the Fringe is that there are a huge variety of shows on offer for all tastes. However, there were three particular themes that stood out this year: improv – you name it and they improvised it from Jane Austen to Doctor Who, Harry Potter and really any other genre you can think of.… Read the rest
Having said that nothing much gets started at the fringe in the mornings we had found a play that was on at 11am called Alabama God Damn and so had booked for that today.
This was another in a small space with only three principal actors and one musician.… Read the rest
The Fringe doesn’t really get going until the afternoon and so we were left with a morning to fill. We fancied being outside so we decided to go to Carlton Hill.
When we have been in previous years it has been a lovely place for some quiet contemplation and great views over the city.… Read the rest
While visiting friends over the weekend they took us to somewhere that I have to admit that I’d never even heard of – The Sculpture Park near Churt in Surrey. It turned out to be a hidden gem.
As the name suggests the Sculpture Park is home to several hundred works of art which are set out a long a series of paths through a forest. … Read the rest
My second and last day in Szczecin was mostly spent in meetings but I did manage to get out and walk through the park opposite the offices to the rather amazing Amfiteatr which is, as the name suggests an open air theatre in the shape of an amphitheatre.… Read the rest
Hi ho, hi ho it’s back off to Szczecin I go!
I’m here for work and the amount of time I get to spend here is dictated not by how long I need to be here necessarily but by the Ryanair timetable.… Read the rest