Auld Reekie Rants

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Blog Tags:Edinburgh, Families, Grandchildren
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The sometimes inane ramblings of a fortysomething citizen of Edinburgh, Scotland's beautiful capital city

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I started this blog back in 2008. A lot has changed for the Auld Reekie Ranter since then - and social media has changed as well.I've not been updating this blog anywhere near as regularly as I have hoped in recent months so it's now time to put this...

Happy Birthday, Hannah

on Aug 10, 2016

This wee girl young lady turned 9 years old today. But she wasn't spoiled in any way. Certainly not by me...

The Greatest

on Jun 3, 2016

I've been waiting for you, buddy....

May the Force

on May 29, 2016

The month of May draws to a close in a couple of days. And it's been one heck of a month for the Auld Reekie Ranter.Three birthdays - little Ava (6), Jack (11) rapidly developing into a young adult and Old Mother Hubbard Laura, now having reached the...

Scotland's Beauty

on May 26, 2016 in: Scotland

This is what makes Scotland like no other country. The iconic Forth Bridge at sunset. Photo courtesy of ...

Wedding Day

on May 22, 2016

Daughter Michaela got married on Saturday. Stunningly attractive, intelligent, gifted....but enough about me. She scrubbed up well enough....With one daughter turning 30 years old and the other getting married in the same week, it's little wonder I'm...

There can be no disguising the fact that, for many Hearts fans, this has been a difficult weekend. The metaphorical stick we have used for decades to whack our city neighbours has been well and truly broken with Hibernian’s Scottish Cup triumph ove...