“May it be an evening star shines down upon you” – a starry night playlist

Last night, I shared this rather grainy, but to me very beautiful, image taken from our front room looking west over Edinburgh's Corstorphine Hill towards the setting sun.  On a clear day, we can see right across to the (usually) snowy peak of Ben Lomond, which we think is about 50miles away as the crow flies.…

Friday Playlist: musical travels

Since my last post on this blog, I have taken two short trips: the first for work to Belfast; the second to stay with my family in south west England. I have a love/hate relationship with flying. I hate all the waiting around, the endless corridors, the sense of helplessness. But I especially love short…

Going, going……..

......almost gone!! It's incredible to think that we are already nearing the end of Edinburgh's International Festival  and its famous Fringe Festival - just over one more week to go. On 7 August, Mr Tracks and I joined around 10,000 other festival-goers in Edinburgh's aptly named Festival Square to witness a unique opening to this…