Friday, 31 August 2012

Edinburgh Central Mosque

King Fahd Mosque and Islamic Centre of Edinburgh in Potterrow, close to the University.

Thursday, 30 August 2012


Late evening light on the old harbour from the breakwater.

Wednesday, 29 August 2012


The sign on the Mound has been replaced.

Tuesday, 28 August 2012

Art Bus

The Festival proper doesn't end till Sunday and the shows in the Galleries will go on till October. This bus is running between the galleries and advertising the show at the Modern Art Gallery.

Monday, 27 August 2012

Fringe Finishes

This is the end of the Fringe.  Perhaps Andy here will be glad to get a rest on his feet.  The official Festival goes on till Sept 2nd so maybe not. At least his props aren't expensive.

Sunday, 26 August 2012

Box Office

Presumably if the show isn't so great or you don't get publicity, this is where you end up.

Saturday, 25 August 2012


The performer has already selected the unwitting volunteer who now gets to wear a little fez. I didn't wait to see his fate.

Friday, 24 August 2012

Thursday, 23 August 2012

The "Festival" Mound

Craft and art tents plus non stop performances at the Mound.

Wednesday, 22 August 2012


Hanging about on the High Street.

Tuesday, 21 August 2012


An extra one this year in George Street.  AS if the current traffic chaos wasn't bad enough.

Monday, 20 August 2012

Nationalism and the Power of Oratory

A Book Festival event with journalist, author and political commentator David Torrance.  Lively event with an intelligent audience and good speaker.   See

Sunday, 19 August 2012

Under the North Bridge

Looking toward the Scott Monument over Waverley Station and the inevitable rubbish bins.

Saturday, 18 August 2012

Sunshine at the Book Festival

Prince Albert looks down on Charlotte Square Gardens.

Friday, 17 August 2012


The panel at the George Wyllie event at the Scottish Parliament as part of the Festival of Politics with the emphasis on art and culture.

Thursday, 16 August 2012

Sign of the Times

Well the sign has arrived on Princes Street but there is no sign of a tram.

Wednesday, 15 August 2012

Street Stage

The High Street is closed off for the Festival and there are several small stages where performers can "display their wares".

Tuesday, 14 August 2012

Fringe Supplies

The Fringe performers need to keep up their spirits.

Monday, 13 August 2012


The Fringe is now in full swing. These temporary pillars allow the performers to post their adverts but don't do a lot to stop fly posting.

Sunday, 12 August 2012


Carol Craig having a bit crack at the signing after her morning session.

Saturday, 11 August 2012

Edinburgh International Book Festival

The Book Festival opens today and the sun still shines. Deck chairs courtesy of the Guardian.

Friday, 10 August 2012

Bowling Green

The two bowling greens in Victoria Park and sunshine but no bowlers.

Thursday, 9 August 2012


One of the bowling greens in Victoria Park has been converted into a putting green.

Wednesday, 8 August 2012

Morning Shadows

Railings and a bike, Graham Street. Another Summer day.

Tuesday, 7 August 2012

Summerside Chimney

Evening light at the end of a genuine Summer day.

Monday, 6 August 2012

White Horse Close

Not the usual view but looking back towards the entrance from the Royal Mile.

Sunday, 5 August 2012

Grey Day

A poor start to Sunday.  Looking over Broughton to the city.

Saturday, 4 August 2012


A guest appearance of the West Coast.  From Wemyss Bay looking over the Firth of Clyde to Bute with the mountains of Arran beyond.

Friday, 3 August 2012


Very low tide in the harbour.

Thursday, 2 August 2012

Wednesday, 1 August 2012

Warriston Floodworks

Looking back towards Canonmills and on to the Castle. The houses are the back of Warriston Crescent.