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2008-10-06 12:00:26

By Alan McEwen Burning effigies and fireworks display celebrate Dussehra IT was a sight visible across the centre of Edinburgh as three giant effigies burned in the night sky on the top of Calton Hill.

2008-08-18 12:00:34

LAST week I was joining the throng before the big festival stage at Stockton's Riverside. On Sunday I was enjoying a far more intimate setting in the Waiting Room restaurant, Eaglescliffe.

Word of the Day
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.