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Alan Brown


Alan is a retired teacher, teaching English Literature (and English) in Edinburgh and in inner London. He is a former editor of 'Edinburgh49' and of various school magazines, official and mildly subversive. You can, of course, agree with him that the city – any great city – is a cultural playground.

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Army Reserve Centre

Unicorns, Almost

Significant in literary terms, a moving salute to a military poet

Pleasance Dome


Issue-based school drama brings important topics to light

If You're Feeling Sinister
Gilded Balloon @ Patter Hoose

If You’re Feeling Sinister

From album to stage: Eve Nicol’s Belle & Sebastian based piece is moody and madcap all the way

Grave Concern

Grave Concern

Gladdening and mischievous humour from graveside to teatime