Tag Archives: vintage shop fittings


This morning mymonkfish went to spy on the new Earthy Foods in Portobello, a sister store from Dirk and his ‘Earthling’ crew at Ratcliffe Terrace.  Freshly opened (just yesterday!) the store has a huge amount of space and is bursting with fresh produce, artisan bread (delivered daily), organic eggs and cheese, meat, and other locally sourced delights. Continue reading


There’s such a lot going on in Edinburgh right now that to talk about any of it on monkfish ‘dot com’ would likely result in my ramblings being lost in the ether that is cyberspace. I bow down to my fellow Edinburgian festival bloggers (all hail Edinburgh spotlight) who will lovingly talk you through everything you need to know about Edinburgh in August (including the weather and celeb spotting, most recent spot being the Hoff-meister!).  In the meantime I’ll distract you with another talking point, tinned fish. Continue reading