Posts Tagged ‘Edinburgh’

Top 5 Free Things To Do During The Adelaide Fringe

Written by Grant Mills on . Posted in Art, City Guides, Festivals, History, Society, Top List, Travel

While the Edinburgh Fringe is the undisputed king of arts festivals, on the far side of the world the Australian city of Adelaide is home to its sister festival, The Adelaide Fringe, proudly the southern hemisphere’s largest arts festival.

I’ve been lucky enough to live in both Edinburgh and Adelaide, and have deliriously immersed myself in both festivals. While alike, there are some significant differences.

Fire, Frenzy and Neo-Pagan G-Strings – Scotland’s Beltane

Written by Grant Mills on . Posted in Art, European Bazaar, Festivals, History, Photography, Religion, Society, Travel

On the very outskirts of Edinburgh, commanding stunning views across Scotland’s ruggedly beautiful capital, sits Calton Hill. Here exposed to the elements, in full view of the turning seasons, a battle is about to take place in a faerie world where passion and purity are manifest. Tonight someone will die and be reborn – welcome to the lust and loincloths of Scotland’s Beltane festival.