REMEMBERING THE GREAT HELMSMAN Saturday 10 April 2021 - 10:33 This interesting graffiti at the Broughton Street end of Albany Street Lane makes use of a pre-existing incision in a random flagstone.
At first… Read More
CAST-IRON BEAVERBANK HISTORY Tuesday 6 April 2021 - 10:38 Following our article about a (more interesting than expected) access cover on George Street, reader Sam Murray got in touch about another.
This one… Read More
EDWARDIAN NEWS FROM THE MEWS, 15 Sunday 4 April 2021 - 08:09 GREENSIDE IMPROVEMENT.
W. D. Macgregor writes: The lecture by Judge Brown on Tuesday night on the housing of the Edinburgh poor has drawn attention… Read More
PAWS FOR THOUGHT Friday 2 April 2021 - 14:10 TAKE CARE BEFORE BUYING KITTENS ONLINE
OK, let’s start by stating the obvious … Awwwwwwwwwwww!
Now we have your attention, we can move on. Are… Read More
BAD NEWS FROM BROUGHTON Thursday 1 April 2021 - 12:58 Last night, the London Street Grocery closed its doors for the last time.
The shop – a staple of life in the barony for the last 53 years – is now… Read More
ISSUE 305 — OUT TOMORROW! Wednesday 31 March 2021 - 12:31 As you read this, advanced copies of the April Spurtle are already dispersing across the barony like personal items storm-torn from a clothes line… Read More
A DOCTOR DENOUNCES VACCINATION Tuesday 30 March 2021 - 16:05 Below we reprint in full an article which first appeared in the Scotsman on 30 March 1901 and was later abridged in the Spurtle (Issue 305… Read More
EDWARDIAN NEWS FROM THE MEWS, 14 Sunday 28 March 2021 - 10:23 HOUSING OF EDINBURGH POOR.
ADDRESS BY JUDGE BROWN.
Under the auspices of the Edinburgh Citizens’ and Ratepayers’ Union, in the Freemasons’ Hall,… Read More