Hallowe’en 1959

  • Posted on: 01/11/2019

Muriel and Jasper’s blog continues to find a home here with Artemis. Posted on Fridays to reflect life 60 years ago. Traditionally there is something a little different at this time of year to reflect Hallowe’en and All Saints Day. …

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Join Queen Victoria at the NMS Late 1st November

  • Posted on: 31/10/2019

At the National Museum Scotland Late Night on 1st November themed around their magnificent exhibition, “Wild and Majestic”, there will be an opportunity to see if you can amuse the queen notorious for not being “amused”! You will find Queen …

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Muriel’s Musings: An October Afternoon

  • Posted on: 25/10/2019

A Back Door Entrance! “That’s me in at the backdoor Mrs Travers, our faithful woman what does (but not a lot).” “Good afternoon Mrs Wylie, back door entrances are not normally your speciality.” “They are when I am hiding a …

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Imprisoned in the Castle: 21 & 22 October

  • Posted on: 21/10/2019

Come and meet David Kirkwood at Edinburgh Castle. He stood up for the munitions’ workers of the Clyde. In doing so he was arrested as a traitor and imprisoned here in 1917. He is returning to the site of his …

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