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Scottish International Storytelling Festival storytelling walk

Missed buses and a late arrival as grim weather beckons – even the direst of days hit pause as the first of many stories came to life in front of my eyes. Jane Mathers, the resident storyteller of that particular afternoon, took us around Edinburgh’s Royal Botanic Gardens, stopping every once in a while to […]

Art Culture

Objects for the Temperate Palm House

Bargain Spot: Until February 27th Objects from the Temperate Palm House is a provocative gallery experience, which challenges the established power relationship between art and inanimate exhibition furniture. Palm trunks, largely donated by the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, take on the role of the traditional gallery pedestal. Unlike their alternative, uniform podiums which offer their services but […]