The new tech system threw a few glitches Craig's way so had the internet lesson up close.
Following the talk, some participants stayed while others went to research in other places - the Edinburgh City Archives, the National Records of Scotland, the Scottish Genealogy Society or the National Library.
I took a wander down Princes Street in search of some information in the graveyard at St Cuthberts and managed quite an entertaining time.
First was a flame throwing bagpiper
Then it was African Gumboot Dancers outside the National Gallery
So many reasons to love this city!