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There’s more than just The Meadows!

It’s getting to that time of year again, when you might feel like you are just living in the library. It can do your head such good, however, to get out and get some fresh air. I love the Meadows, but if you find yourself getting bored of it, as you walk up and down […]

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A love offering from my heart to humanity: ‘Gifting Art Space’ a colourful community haven on Middle Meadow Walk.

A colourful community haven on Middle Meadow Walk Those of you who have walked across middle meadow walk on a Sunday last semester may have noticed a colourful addition, with everything from art projects to delicious free food to jam sessions. The Student spoke to the organiser of this ‘Gifting Art Space’, Bernadette. Bernadette has […]

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Emma Gill’s guide to: planning the perfect picnic

It’s that time of year again. The sun is just that bit warmer, the days are getting longer, and the Meadows is once again packed with picnickers trying to soak up some vitamin D. Thanks to global warming, the air has been warm enough to allow everyone to sit outside and not completely freeze – […]

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Don’t let bureaucracy get you down: another look at the Meadows

Finally, the Edinburgh summer is approaching. The necessity to wear four layers, huddle in groups and tiptoe through the darkness in the Meadows is receding. With summer comes exciting events such as the Meadows festival, Gung Ho! (the largest 5k obstacle course in the world) and, of course, tennis and golf – all hosted in […]

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Ensuring safety in the Meadows is far from a walk in the park

During the month of January, the sun rises just before 9am, and sets just before 4pm, spoiling us with seven hours of daylight. For those with an especially early or a late lecture, this ensures a walk in the dark, possibly through the park. There’s nothing inherently wrong with the dark. There’s nothing wrong with […]