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Quality Street

Portobello High Street is a quality street. The Porty Light Box is part of that, and it now needs to be repainted and spruced up. So to raise funds we’re running a wee competition. Correctly guess the number of Quality … Continue reading

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Beach Delights and Postcards

Beach Delights by Marion Preez, Photo by Max Blinkhorn A Belated Happy New Year.   It’s been over a month since the successful unveiling of Beach Delights by Marion Preez, our first official installation.    Many thanks for everyone who … Continue reading

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Beach Delights

Announcing the official unveiling Beach Delights by Marion Preez

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Prototype Lighting

Quite a lot to update you all with tonight. Local resident Tim Warren came up with a genius idea today.    Taking the used cardboard tube from inside a roll of carpet, he cut it to length, covered it in … Continue reading

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Guerilla Street Art

I saw this a while ago in Berlin – I think there’s a few ugly electricity / phone cabinets in Portobello that could do with brightening up.

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Finally starting the renovation

Finally starting the renovation

Many thanks to Geoff his boys and Tim for lending a hand today. All the plastic and remnant glass panes were removed, the residual sealant mostly removed and the outside had an initial sanding. It was a beautiful, sunny Saturday morning with lots of people passing on the way to the shops and stopping to chat and ask about the project. A couple were concerned that we were dismantling it to remove the kiosk but very pleased to hear that the kiosk is staying.

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Intriguing…

Intriguing...

A local photographer has hung a photograph on the inside wall of the kiosk… guerilla art?

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