The thread about the Eleventh Day of Christmas; the Pipes of Pipe Street
The thread about Portobello’s Marine Gardens in WW2; when an old seaside ballroom was converted into a bus garage before being turned into a factory for building landing craft
The thread about everything you never needed to know about the coming of electricity to Edinburgh; why the city had to use sewage to cool its main power station; and how it was the first part of the National Grid
The thread about some of the early history of Portobello, the town that bricks built; what it was called previously and why it has a “King’s Road”
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