EdFringe 2017 part 2

I pick up the story of my trip to Edinburgh on Sunday morning. Tom and I were going to see Ashley Storrie on Sunday afternoon. He had plans to meet someone around Sunday lunchtime; I had plans to try to catch up on a little sleep. However, the hostel was so noisy and I can’t… More EdFringe 2017 part 2

EdFringe 2017 part 1

2017 is my third Fringe, although I did make two trips up there in 2013 – one scheduled and one spontaneous when FOMA got the better of me. Actually, I’d only been half-thinking about going this year (I was only working two days a week after two months of unemployment) but then in the pub… More EdFringe 2017 part 1

Fringe 101

First of all, thank you everyone for reading this blog. July has been amazing in terms of statistics. Without giving exact numbers, my views are up more than 35% on June and visitors up more than 53% which is incredible. Even better, views and visitors are up 108% and 148% respectively on January. So thank you, and… More Fringe 101

EdFringe 2015

I know it’s been eight months but I thought it really was about time I did a post of some kind about the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. I like stand-up comedy and because I am ridiculous, I keep a spreadsheet of what I’ve seen, which tells me that since November 2009, I’ve seen 237 shows, encompassing… More EdFringe 2015

The Caledonian Sleeper

Having decided I was going to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe (hereafter called simply “Edinburgh”; sorry) this year, there came the subject of how to get there. It’s 430 miles, mostly on motorway and I bet there wouldn’t be anywhere to park, so that’s a no to driving. Last time, I flew, but I have emetophobic reasons… More The Caledonian Sleeper