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Slow boat to Felixstowe - news story - 02 Apr 2015

As always seems to be the case, the shipment from the Tucson show has been beset be a string of delays. Originally, it was due to have reached Edinburgh by now, but after missed boats, a ...

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On the way - news story - 12 Feb 2015

My crates of Tucson purchases are about their long trip to Edinburgh. There were some shipping problems this year (as usual) at the Los Angeles stage, with the port heavily backed up and processing containers very ...

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Fossil day - news story - 12 Jan 2015

There's a free one-day event at Our Dynamic Earth, by Holyrood Park. It's on this coming Sunday, the 18th of January, and there will be plenty to see. A number of organisations will be bringing fossils ...

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Opening hours - news story - 24 Dec 2014

I'm just about to close up on Christmas Eve. We'll open again on the 27th, then will be open every day until the 31st. 1st and 2nd we're closed again, then everything is back to normal, ...

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Christmas post - news story - 10 Dec 2014

Sales from the website come thick and fast at this time of year, but if you're worried about getting your purchases on time, check out the Royal Mail's site for the relevant dates. I usually get ...

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What are the odds? - news story - 24 Nov 2014

Meteorites fall to Earth all the time, and everywhere. Mostly, they are too small to notice, or are 'burnt up' as they pass through our atmosphere. It had been thought the falls were pretty random for ...

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Seven days - news story - 26 Aug 2014

We're always been open on Sundays over August, but over the years have stretched that Spring-ward to include July and then June. This year, we're going to try September Sundays, too. The Grassmarket has gradually found ...

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New in - news story - 08 Jul 2014

Everything's unpacked, dried out, priced and ready. The new labels will be done soon, and then there can be a few new things to go out. This year's buying was largely topping up on big sellers, ...

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