Edinburgh’s infamous Maggie: hanged twice and survived!

If you've ever wandered around Edinburgh, you've certainly seen this pub in the Grassmarket area: But whom's is the pub named after? Who's this Maggie Dickson? First thing you should know: she survived hanging. Quite impressive, isn't it? Let's start from the beginning though. Maggie, from Musselburgh, .lived in the Early Eighteenth century as a …

Dare to dare

"Keep away from people who belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great." - Mark Twain One year ago my life was poles apart from now: I was unsatisfied, scared by the future and by the present too. Because of economic issues …