Wednesday, 31 October 2012


Must have been preening, there is a feather stuck in his beak.  Water of Leith.

Tuesday, 30 October 2012

Pilrig Street

 Looking towards Pilrig St Paul's and Leith Walk.

Monday, 29 October 2012

Sign of the Times

Half a year on one of the busiest east/west routes in Edinburgh. Inconvenient wouldn't be in it.

Sunday, 28 October 2012

Old Co-op

The Old Co-op building on Great Junction Street. This section consists of  large flats.

Saturday, 27 October 2012

Leith Links

Looking towards the foot of Easter Road.

Friday, 26 October 2012

St Ninian's

Across the Water of Leith, St Ninian's is an architects practice and the warehouses all flats.

Thursday, 25 October 2012

Wednesday, 24 October 2012

Leith Docks

Taken from Ocean Terminal looking east.

Tuesday, 23 October 2012


Looking from North Bridge over towards Calton Hill which has disappeared in the mist.  The old Scottish Office building has almost gone and only the remains of the New Prison and the Martyr's Memorial loom out of the gloom ( this is approaching mid day). Damp and horrible.

Monday, 22 October 2012


The wall in the lower part of the picture marks the edge of the Water of Leith at Bonnington Bridge. The whole area is being cleared as far as the Quilts. No indication of any intended construction.

Saturday, 20 October 2012

Water of Leith

From the Great Junction Street bridge looking towards Coburg Street.

Friday, 19 October 2012

Guru Nanak Gurdwara

The Leith Gurdwara.  You are always sure of a friendly welcome.

Thursday, 18 October 2012


Looking over Leith to the Castle and the Pentland Hills beyond.

Wednesday, 17 October 2012

Sea Lock

Two tugs entering Leith Docks by the Western Harbour Sea Lock.

Tuesday, 16 October 2012


A return to more seasonal weather, wet and cold. The silt laden Water of Leith. Just as well Tony hasn't been replaced, he would have gone under again.

Monday, 15 October 2012

Sunday, 14 October 2012

Torduff Reservoir

In the south west close to the City Bypass.

Saturday, 13 October 2012

Friday, 12 October 2012

Weather Station

This is the Met Office automated monitoring station in the Royal Botanic Gardens.

Thursday, 11 October 2012

"Tony 6"

Tony with some avian friends in Leith Harbour. A popular perch, he is now guano white.  Tonys 5 & 4 are still absent, presumably in the bowels of the Modern Art Gallery. I haven't seen any communication from the authorities as tothe absence of Mr Gormley's sculptures.

Wednesday, 10 October 2012

A Haven Townhouse

Local and highly recommended B & B in Leith as Autumn alters the Virginia Creeper.

Tuesday, 9 October 2012

St Cuthberts, Colinton

The Episcopal church close to the Water of Leith in Colinton.

Monday, 8 October 2012


Today Craiglockhart is part of Napier University but is probably better known for it's use in the First World War when it served as a War Hospital, Wilfred Owen and Seigfreid Sasson being their best known patients.

Sunday, 7 October 2012

Saturday, 6 October 2012

Friday, 5 October 2012

Record Ofice

The repository for historic documents in Waterloo Place. Have been travelling up and down the same route all week and all photos taken with my phone whilst stopped at lights.

Thursday, 4 October 2012

Nicholson Street

Looking towards the dome of Edinburgh University.

Wednesday, 3 October 2012

Waverley Gate

This is the rear of the old Post Office building from the North Bridge.  It has been converted into office accommodation and is now the home of "Creative Scotland" that replaced the Arts Council.

Tuesday, 2 October 2012

Monday, 1 October 2012