Tuesday, 31 January 2012

St George's West Tower.

The church is situated on Shandwick Place, viewed down Stafford Street.

Monday, 30 January 2012


Light fading this afternoon on a rather cold day in the near empty Granton Harbour.

Sunday, 29 January 2012


This is one of Andy Galsworthy's works in the Botanics

Saturday, 28 January 2012


I keep seeing this old lighthouse from different angles so here it is again, all be it small in the picture, from the "new builds" on the old British Gas site.

Friday, 27 January 2012

The "New" Newhaven

The last of today's sun on the harbour development by Newhaven.

Thursday, 26 January 2012

Another Botanics View.

Looking south to the Castle from the southern end of the Royal Botanic Gardens.

Wednesday, 25 January 2012

East Claremont Street

East Claremont Street, telephoto shot with the Castle in the background.

Tuesday, 24 January 2012

Botanics View

Looking south from the highest point in the Royal Botanic Gardens towards the Castle and Royal Mile.

Monday, 23 January 2012

Stockbridge Clock

A well known landmark at the corner of Deanhaugh Street and Hamilton Place.

Sunday, 22 January 2012

Melville Street

Looking down Stafford Street in the West End.

Saturday, 21 January 2012

West Register House

This is the rear view of this part of the Records Office, in Randolph Lane. It is usually seen from the opposite side in Charlotte Square.

Friday, 20 January 2012

Calton Hill, the Street.

The old buildings at the top of the street named Calton Hill.  The steep, twisting little street that winds up from Calton Road onto Waterloo Place/Regent Road interface.

Thursday, 19 January 2012


The tug basin in Leith Docks.  Taken with a telephoto, the background is Fife on the other side of the Forth.

Wednesday, 18 January 2012


Behind the cranes and festooned in scaffolding is the Royal Yacht Britannia in dock for repairs.

Tuesday, 17 January 2012

Monday, 16 January 2012


Office block with wobbly windows.

Sunday, 15 January 2012

Saturday, 14 January 2012

Jean de la Lune

At her moorings in Leith Docks looking better than she has been for some time.  She was up for sale?

Friday, 13 January 2012

Glass Bricks

Allowing some light into a warehouse in Leith.

Thursday, 12 January 2012

Tony 6

Tony 6 in the harbour at Ocean Terminal. He is now our nearest visible of the 6 as 4 & 5 are still submerged.
Obviously still popular with the birds.

Wednesday, 11 January 2012

Tuesday, 10 January 2012

Gable End

Like yesterday's photo the modern block sits on a small site attached to the gable end, (like the one on the right), of an old building.  Space for building in Edinburgh is at a premium.

Monday, 9 January 2012

Flat Iron - Not

Hardly in the same league as the famous Flat Iron building but the same principle of using an awkard triangular site in Leith.

Sunday, 8 January 2012

Wind Damage

A few pictures from the Botanics after the gales, tidying up.

Saturday, 7 January 2012

Green Flag

Inverleith Park, windy but with some sun shining on their award form Keep Britain Tidy.

Friday, 6 January 2012

View from Jeffrey Street

From L to R.  Hume's Mausoleum and the Martyr's Memorial in the Old Calton Burial Ground. The Governors Residence, (what remains of the New Prison). The old Scottish Office building and behind that Calton Hill and the Nelson Monument.

Thursday, 5 January 2012

The Castle

Winter sunshine on the Castle viewed from the end of Heriot Place.

Wednesday, 4 January 2012

Tuesday, 3 January 2012

Cricket - Inverleith Park

With the severe gale today, indoors for the last day of the holidays seemed sensible.  This somewhat unseasonal sight was yesterday in the park.

Monday, 2 January 2012

The Castle and Heriot's

Loking through thr grounds of George Heriot's School to the Castle.

Sunday, 1 January 2012