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 Sheena Smith

Sheena Smith comes from Edinburgh and now lives in West Lothian. She enjoys walking, travel (around Scotland and beyond), photography and arts and crafts.

 Latest Posts

BBC Springwatch 2019

The Cairngorms National Park is abuzz with excitement with the welcome return of the annual wildlife extravaganza, BBC Springwatch. The...

North East 250: the Circular Scottish Self-drive Route

It’s Scotland’s circular touring route and offers the perfect blend of landscapes for a fantastic road trip. The North East 250,...

Mother's Day – explore the power behind the throne

There’s plenty ways to celebrate Mother’s Day this weekend, whether it’s with flowers, chocolates or afternoon tea. But you can...

Edinburgh Castle scoops heritage hat trick

It is the ‘jewel in the crown’ of Scotland’s capital city and sits in the heart of Edinburgh’s World Heritage...

Edinburgh counts down to Christmas

Having recently been voted one of the best cities in the world in which to enjoy a winter break by...

Hakuna Matata roars into Edinburgh

It’s been four years in the making and now the wait is over as one of the hottest tickets to...

Edinburgh mural like a “A Hogmanay Where’s Wally?”

Edinburgh’s Hogmanay celebration is known the world over for its wonderful festival atmosphere, Street Party and fireworks as revellers welcome...

All the world's a stage

It might be better known as part of Shakespeare’s As You Like It, but for theatre-goers in Edinburgh, this famous...

The jewels in Edinburgh’s crown

  Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock for the past few months, you might have noticed that 2013 has...

Escape to the Isle of Rum

I would never consider myself a hill walker, let alone a climber, so it was a pretty big deal for...

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