A walk down the Union Canal (well, not all of it) was a Sunday afternoon treat, so we headed for Fountainbridge in Edinburgh and parked in Lower Gilmore Place which runs alongside the water.
Hey, dog lovers! Welcome to my new column on where to walk your pooch and grab something to eat and drink in dog-friendly bars and cafes.
As more hotels open to cope with the rise in the number of tourists so does the desire to be the accommodation of choice.
It may not have been the serene setting of The Grange or the leafy surrounds of Carlton CC, yet there was something appealing about watching beach cricket being played for the first time in Edinburgh.
Edinburgh’s first new concert hall in more than a century will provide performance space for a range of musical styles.