Tag Archives: Edinburgh

Eerie remnants

Tucked against an ancient stone wall, in the crumbling city of the dead, he looms through time. Countless centuries of bones lie white beneath the cold earth, and yet still he stands. Edinburgh’s great and good, reduced to memories of … Continue reading

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Edinburgh Fringe on the Royal Mile: A wee taste

The Edinburgh Festival is in full swing, and our city streets are crowded with locals and visitors from all across the earth. Probably the single most congested spot in the city in the afternoon is the Fringe Street Event, on … Continue reading

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Tuesdays Edinburgh – Around Paisley Close

Today’s collection of Edinburgh photos are from around Paisley Close, on Edinburgh’s Royal Mile, or High Street. Despite the fact that this area had some of Scotland’s worse slums back in the 19th century, nowadays it’s all very pretty and … Continue reading

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Tuesdays Edinburgh – Victoria Street to The Grassmarket

For this weeks taste we are firmly back in Edinburgh’s Old Town, having a close look at the old highrise buildings around the Grassmarket. Castle Rock broods watchfully over this broad paved area, which was the site of the main … Continue reading

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Rising Above

Some days, when the world feels noisy and cramped, its good to climb up out of the city and into the fresh clear air of the hills above. Follow me up the steep slopes of Arthur’s Seat, rising from the … Continue reading

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Tuesdays Edinburgh – Hanover Street

This week we are venturing over into the Georgian New Town of Edinburgh. These photos are all taken on the first block of Hanover Street as we walk away from Princes Street. In contrast to Edinburgh’s Old Town, the New … Continue reading

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St Giles to Greyfriars – Love and Devotion

This weeks collection of Edinburgh photos were taken between St Giles, on the Royal Mile, and Greyfriars graveyard, on what was the edge of the old walled city. As always in this part of Edinburgh, I came across lots of … Continue reading

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Tuesdays Edinburgh – St Cuthberts

Today’s collection of photos are all from around St Cuthberts Church, whose foundations date to the 8th century, making its foundations one of Edinburghs oldest. Tucked away at the West End of Princes Street, on Lothian Road, it’s easy to … Continue reading

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Tuesdays Edinburgh- Princes Street Gardens

  Here is this Tuesdays selection of photos from Edinburgh. This gallery was shot on Friday evening around 6 o’clock, and there were some lovely streaks of early evening sunlight, and the long shadows we would expect at this late … Continue reading

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Tuesdays Taste of Edinburgh – Around Holyrood

Here is this weeks collection of delightfully old Edinburgh buildings. They are scattered around the Holyrood area at the foot of the Royal Mile, and I took them last week before we headed off up north. This area is one … Continue reading

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