The persistent rain which continues to dog Edinburgh fails to dampen our spirits and we notch up more commissions, sourcing padlocks and presents, reciting poems, servicing dinner parties and causing a stir with our daily afternoon drinking of tea. Havering between a choice of lunchtime hostelries yesterday, we chose to renew our acquaintance with a favourite Turkish bistro, where we partook of a delightful meze platter and peppermint infusion. While there , my services were requested as Birthday Butler to a certain Mr L, with whom I ended up on stage in two prestigious comedy entertainments later in the day, rubbing shoulders with a bright young things of the comedy firmament. As we approach he mid-point in our festival sojourn, we are not only beginning to see shows, but to appear in them too! What further excitements can the week bring?
Fletcher the butler