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4 Christmas lights at the Botanics and Dalkeith Country Park 6 About the City - our good news round up 10 City Art Centre celebrates 40 years at Market Street 14 Scottish Art in the 1920s & E.A. Hornel – From Camera to Canvas New exhibitions at City Art Centre 16 Where is this? – 8 Edinburgh scenes need to be identified 20 Alexander McCall Smith’s poetry in celebration of Edinburgh’s seven hills 24 A Cramond mystery – did Jock Howieson really exist? 28 Tom Curr – celebrated ar tist, and so much more 32 A good read this Christmas – 8 books to enjoy 36 Parliament Square in 1790 – a fascinating painting

40 Borders Railway Route – in all its autumnal splendour 42 Residential Property – market report 48 Doug Corrance’s Edinburgh

What’s On

46 10 fun things to do this autumn and early winter

Food, drink and hospitality

34 Sustainable Fish in Edinburgh, Afternoon tea at The Register Club, BonBox Chocolates and Eden Mill Gin, Innis and Gunn opens new taproom on The Shore 35 Autumn menu at Gardener’s Cottage,The Green Room Wine Bar, Heroes Vodka, Dobbies welcomes Walter Smith butchers


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Alexander McCall Smith’s The Seven Hills of Edinburgh

Books for Christmas

Unidentified city images can you help?

Parliament Square fascinating 1790s painting

Scenic Borders Railway

Tom Curr Scott’s Porage Oats artist - and much more

A Cramond

City Art Centre 40th mystery

Residential Property About the City Food & Drink

What’s On

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