Zucca introduces itself as an "artisan Italian restaurant, located in the west end of Edinburgh's theatre district, a firm favourite with the pre-theatre crowds, tourists and locals alike looking for great food without too much fuss and formality".
The Bannockburn Visitor Centre reopens today after refurbishment but this isn't any old refurbishment, this is an all-out modernisation complete with what claims to be the world's first 3D battle re-enactment simulator.
The scene in Trainspotting in which Renton, Sick Boy, Tommy and Spud jump off the train at Corrour on the West Highland Line, with the aim of climbing Leum Uilleim, is famous for its withering assessment of Scotland's national psyche:
In the gardens of country houses, drifts of shrubs and flowers seem to spread endlessly to the horizon, and though there's little chance of capturing this sense of space in small borders, you can strategically site tall plants to create "rooms" with the prospect of hidden gems.
Too many people treat the garden as an extra room in the house to be kept neat and tidy - they "dust" beds by removing weeds, "vacuum" the lawn and "furnish" it with ceramic pixies or a wrought-iron three-piece suite.