Busu & The Damask Drum

Busu and the Damask Drum was yet another Edinburgh Fringe performance inspired by classic Japanese theater combining ideas from two distinct and important plays from Japan’s cultural history. Exploring these two stories has given me glimpse into a world so alien to mine and yet so comfortingly similar. The ‘Damask Drum’ in particular explores unrequited […]

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One Last Hurrah

It’s not the best image being limited to my seat and hand holding my camera but the final parade of the Edinburgh Tattoo on the esplanade of Edinburgh Castle seems like a fitting image to farewell this amazing city. One last hurrah before leaving Edinburgh and Scotland. Photo: Robert Rath, ‘One Last Hurrah’, 1/30s f/4 […]

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Scottish Gold

There was a great sense of expectation as we entered the hallowed vault in Edinburgh’s Scotch Whisky Experience. There, bathed in the glowing gold of its own making were 3384 unique bottles of Scotland’s most renowned export, scotch whisky. This collection was once the 35 year passion of Brazilian collector, Claive Vidiz. Purchased by global […]

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