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We also learned a little history about Edinburgh Castle as well. Sitting on top of a cliff and at the end of the famed Royal Mile in the center of the city, Edinburgh Castle, to me, is the defining characteristic of Edinburgh's magnificent scenery.
One of the final stories we were told was that of Greyfriars ...
... crowds all over Edinburgh that are a show unto themselves, Performance art and installations great shows and lots of walking, a few curries and lots of cheap single malt whiskey.
I've gotten to see Mr B The Gentleman Rhymer perform Chap-Hop Superstar,
The Axis of Awesome, Cal Wilson, Lily La Scala's Another F*@%ing Variety Show,
The Late Night "Best of Burlesque", Bacchanalia with Titty Ha Ha,
Ivy Paige: Kiss & Sell, Bob Downe, ...
... still fine tuning their show. Phil needed a bit of polish, and while he wasn't brilliant, you could see that he is likely to be a contender after a couple more years. ***
Next we saw Mark Watson, you may have seen him on telly. He is very funny. Brilliant actually. There was a lady in the audience with tourettes and says biscuits (she also has a show which we had already purchased tickets for). As an audience member she could have been very distracting, but ...
... just incredible. What a place! As cammy is now basically Scottish he gave me a lesson in whisky appreciation. We drank a lot of whiskies and he said lots of stuff about them but all I know is that one of them reminded me of a museum ride thing in York, i think, from when i was young. It was the peat in it I, made it taste like an old viking time latrine. Oh yehhhh! Lark particulary loved the whisky tasting part of the evening, I get the feeling she has listened to the ...
... we were able to tough it and enjoy the sights. Once at the top, the castle was beautiful. It was in great condition and well restored. From the castle, there was an amazing view of the city below. This must have been one of the higher points of the city. The only down side, the crowds. There were huge crowds of people around the castle entrance and even more bus loads dropping off more tour groups. We decided we didn't want to go through the ...