Where we are and where we will be

Where we are and where we will be
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Saturday, 20 September 2008

A great night for the City

I was privileged to be at the dinner for the Edinburgh Award last night where JK Rowling was honoured. This woman has made billions of pounds out of her books, is famous the world over, could live where ever she wanted but chooses to live in the city where her journey from struggling single parent to world famous author is itself the stuff of story writers. Last night we saw some-one who has made her choice of home based on not what she could buy but what she experienced and even her sense of gratitude for her adopted city. She has won hundreds of accolades for her work but it clearly meant a great deal to her that Edinburgh had given her this award.

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Surgery Times

1st Wed @ Piershill Library, 30 Piershill Terrace.
2nd Wed @ Craigentinny Community Centre, Loaning Rd.
3rd Wed @ Duddingston Primary School, Duddingston Rd.

All 7:15pm -7:45pm

and the last Sat. Lochend YWCA, 198 Restalrig Road South
12noon -1pm

(no appointment needed, all during school terms)
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