What is Aspergers?

This is a question that seems to be asked increasingly in our modern society. From engineers and computer programmers to quantum physicists, the highly intelligent but socially awkward populations of society are eventually beginning to find answers to the question they have always been busy with – “why am I different”. Tragically the people that…

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CRAFTY CANDLEMAKER ROW – OLD TOWN EDINBURGH

Why not make your shopping a little bit different by popping down crafty Candlemaker Row for some alternative retail independent shopping? You can stop at the Oz bar or Under The Stairs Bistro for refreshment and also grab the best selfie in Edinburgh with the Castle as your backdrop, so remember to shop on your local…

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DANCEBASE

We have a blockbuster line-up ofworkshops coming yourway this summer, including the return of last year’smegahit: Summer Sessions (p11).Designed specifically to ensure continuity and progression in your dance skills in the gap between the summer and autumn terms, they’re back this July to keep you brushed up on your ballet, contemporary, Pilates, jazz and hip…

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CALZEAT

Calzeat & Co Ltd is one of Scotland’s premier manufacturers of high quality jacquard textile products with an emphasis on design, value and customer service. Founded in 1974, Calzeat started by selling wool fabric for men’s neckties. Within 10 years it had developed a substantial business in men’s and ladies apparel fabrics and accessories. Finally…

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GODIVA

Gallery-style boutique for vintage and made-to-measure clothing, plus independent designer fashion. Godiva is Edinburgh’s most original independent fashion boutique. Unconventional, innovative and liberated, Godiva strives against the soul sucking monotony of fast food fashion to provide a truly unique alternative. it’s a vintage store with a DIY punk spirit. Rather than price up hand-me-downs or pride themselves…

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Afrin Barbers

Haircuts start at £5 for a student cut, £6 for a clipper cut, £7 for scissor cut, £8 Hot shave, £8 ladies cut. With great personal service you will be back… The salon is contemporary and quite spacious. If your having a hot shave you can relax and look forward to pampering with hot towels,…

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ARMCHAIR BOOKS

Fancy a good read?  Head to Armchair Books which is a second hand and antiquarian book shop which is a little gem in the already delightful area of Grassmarket. As soon as you walk in you’re lovingly punched in the face with that aroma of books–not the “new” ebooks smell, but that old, beloved smell…

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Walker Slater

Walker Slater create fabrics and styles that are constantly improved upon to keep its relevance today, whilst striving to retain the heritage and integrity of the weaving and tailoring from where it came. Everything is designed and created to provide their customers with the best value and quality they can offer. Your Own Fabric Walker…

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MEDUSA

Medusa offer fantastic hairdressing services. Their artistic team’s work is regularly featured in national and international media and are frequently called upon for expert tips and advice, and to demonstrate and educate at seminars and other salon groups.     Their goal is to make you look and feel fantastic. A pioneering hair and beauty…

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PI-KU COLLECTIVE

PI-KU COLLECTIVE is an independent clothing and homeware company, specialising in wholesome quality and fresh design. PI-KU COLLECTIVE supports local designers and craftsmen, as well as stocking specially selected second hand items. 39 Candlemaker Row, Edinburgh, EH1 2QB OPENING HOURS TUES to SAT 11 – 6 SUN 12 – 5 MON closed pi-kucollective.co.uk    …

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97 BLACK

Influenced by a variety of themes and pop culture, 97 Black stock collections ranging from Alice Takes A Trip to Zippy, and plenty in between! They are aways sourcing new products so they can bring you an exciting and varied offering, so whether it’s a Batman Cape Towel, a shoulder bag that looks like Star…

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