Posts Tagged With: The Improverts

Day 1703: Everything is going to be alright

Yesterday, we found out that everything is going to be alright at the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art.

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Even though the weather was gloomy, most of  the beautiful river walkway to the museum was blocked off because of temporary damage due to rain, and I have a cold, I still believe that everything is going to be alright.  Do you?

Is everything alright in these other photos from Edinburgh?

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“Everything is going to be alright” reminds me of this alright song by Kenny Loggins.

Any comments you leave will be alright with me.

Alright thanks from Edinburgh to all who helped me create today’s alright post and, also, to you.  Alright!!!

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Day 962: Cream of the Crop

On our last day in Edinburgh, I saw this on a stage at the Festival Fringe:


When I saw “Cream of the Crop” (the name of a fictional game show), I thought, “That’s a creme de la creme title for tomorrow’s post.”

That post title rose to the top, for me, because:

  • this vacation/holiday has been the cream of the crop in so many ways,
  • on our last day at the 2015 Festival Fringe we had many cream-of-the-crop experiences, and
  • that title allows me to just post the best-of-the-best photos I took yesterday, before we leave the hotel to catch a really early  plane to return home to Boston, USA.

Here’s the cream of yesterday’s crop:


   
  


  

 


I don’t have time to separate out and explain each of those cream-of-the-crop photos, but I will tell you we saw wonderful performances yesterday — including Sanctuary and Pop Pop —  and we ate some great food at the Vittoria Restaurant (owned by Tony on the right, above).

One thing that was missing, before yesterday, was the cream of the crop local Edinburgh comedian, Tom Joyce, whom my son Aaron and I had luckily encountered during our two previous visits to the Festival Fringe.

Yesterday was such a cream of the crop day, that we ran into Tom when we left the restaurant … 

… and then got to see him on stage as a member of The Improverts.


If you’ve read a bumper crop of my previous posts, you’d know that I LOVE fireworks. Sure enough, on our final night in Edinburgh, i saw those, too:



Here’s to next August in Edinburgh, lads and lassies, and Auld Lang Syne. 

Top thanks to my son Aaron, to my ex-sister-in-law Deborah, to Susanne Sulby for Sanctuary, to Penny Greenhalgh for Pop Pop, to Tony and Angela at Vittore, to Tom Joyce, to the Improverts, to the Scottish people, to the wonderful city of Edinburgh, to all the performers and other folk who helped make our stay here so magical,   and to you — of course! — for being Cream of the Crop readers, every one.

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