Auld Reekie Rants

Blog URL:http://www.auldreekierants.blogspot.com
Blog Tags:Edinburgh, Families, Grandchildren
Country:United Kingdom
Location:Edinburgh

The sometimes inane ramblings of a fortysomething citizen of Edinburgh, Scotland's beautiful capital city



Latest Blog Posts



Review: Sweet F.A.

on Aug 26, 2021

 Photo: Mike SmithA couple of years ago, in happier days for stage and theatre before Covid-19 struck and the world was plunged into dark times, there was an excellent stage production - A War of Two Halves - staged at Tynecastle Park, the home...

Back to School

on Aug 21, 2021

Back to school for the gang earlier this week. I wish their teachers well... ...

Edinburgh's Leaders

on Jul 6, 2021

Embra cooncillors: What can we replace this monstrosity with?                                        ...

 Winning, working women won’t you hear what we’ve tae say We work our hands unto the bones for a quarter less in pay We started our own football teams and showed them how to play But when we ask for equal rights we’re given Sweet F.A. &nbs...

Getting Older

on Feb 27, 2021

 The effect of lockdown on one's mental health is intensified at times you would usually share with family and loved ones. I commiserated celebrated the beginning of the final year of my fifties on Friday but the usual family gathering was preve...

Float On, Baby

on Feb 14, 2021

 Cancer - and my name is Larry.....Mmm... take my handCome with me, baby, to Love LandLet me show you how sweet it could be Sharing loving with meOn Valentines Day, the present Mrs Smith and I celebrated our 6th wedding anniversary. I say c...

We'll Meet Again

on Jan 9, 2021

Lockdown means I ain't half missing these little blighters.... ...