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Punjabi Junction. The Little Royal Blue Café!

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Newhaven Village & Harbour. A Potted History!

Just a short distance from where I live, lies the pretty village and harbour of Newhaven. Newhaven is a district in the City of Edinburgh, Scotland, lying between Leith and Granton, about 2 miles north of the city centre. Formerly a village and harbour on the Firth of Forth, it boasts a population of around 5,000, […]

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Granton Harbour. A Potted History!

Granton Harbour, Edinburgh, lies to the north of the city. Here’s a potted history. Enjoy! Construction Granton Harbour dates back to the 1800’s. Its construction began in June 1837 and the central pier was opened on 28 June 1838. Sounds familiar? This was the date of the coronation of Queen Victoria. The 5th Duke of […]