It was the former home of John Wilson, writer and friend of William Wordsworth, who adopted the pen-name Christopher North, commemorated by a plaque on the wall. For some years the building designed by the renowned architect William Playfair in 1823 has been an upmarket boutique hotel, the Nira Caledonia, appealing to a clientele attracted […]
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Sir Richard Branson joined a select group in Edinburgh to mark the arrival of his Virgin Hotel in one of its most popular old town locations. The leisure tycoon was joined at the India Buildings in Victoria Street by Virgin Hotels CEO Raul Leal, and Lord Provost of Edinburgh, Frank Ross. Sir Richard announced his […]
With the weather at its best in mid-May, it was a good time to photograph some of Scotland’s landmarks via a helicopter trip provided by PDG Aviation Services. Click on images to enlarge. All photos copyright of Terry Murden @DB Media Services For information on reproduction please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
An exceptional library of historic photographs, capturing a century of life in Scotland, has been acquired for £1 million from a private collector. The acquisition followed a rare collaboration between the National Library of Scotland and the National Galleries of Scotland. It contains more than 14,000 images – dating from the earliest days of photography […]
Concern about the loss of another live music venue in Edinburgh has been eased by plans for a new development in Leith.