Sunday, 31 August 2014

Starbank House.

The house in the grounds of Starbank Pasrk in Newhaven.

Saturday, 30 August 2014

Ingrid's Easel

The Gallery/Framers/Bistro/Studio that is Bon Papillon. Ingrid somehow manages to paint in between everything else.

Friday, 29 August 2014

The Coal Hole - Edinburgh Castle

Occasionally I deliver to the Castle. To the right of the main entrance there is an entry to a tunnel.  This is carved out of the castle rock and goes all the way up to the barracks that faces Princes Street.  The entrance to the shop store is in here.

Thursday, 28 August 2014

Last of the Book Festival

Over for another year the deconstruction of the site in Charlotte Square is well under way.

Wednesday, 27 August 2014

Baldy Heids

John Swinney, Scottish Government Finance Secretary addressing the audience at the Federation of Small Business referendum debate tonight.

Tuesday, 26 August 2014

Monday, 25 August 2014

Victoria Park

From the junction of Summerside Place and Newhaven Road. Edward the VII on the pedestal.

Sunday, 24 August 2014


Newhaven, the maturing greenery gives the flats a sort of Spanish holiday resort look.

Saturday, 23 August 2014

Africans for YES

Mini Festival on Leith Walk Great afternoon. This is Graham Campbell of Africans for an Independant Scotland.

Friday, 22 August 2014

Thursday, 21 August 2014


The First Minister, Alex Salmond at the Business for Scotland Annual Dinner in the company of his portrait and his shadow.

Wednesday, 20 August 2014

Alexander McCall Smith

The Book Festival again.  Hilarity as usual with this popular local author.  In the questions section a perceptive comment on a forthcoming book earned a young lady in front of us an advance copy and this is it being signed over to her.

Tuesday, 19 August 2014

Rain Shower

On an 11 following a 10 along Princes Street.

Monday, 18 August 2014

Alex Bell

Alex Bell, former Head of Policy to Alex Salmond, giving a presentation on his new book "The People We Could Be" at the Referendum Fest.

Sunday, 17 August 2014

After the Rain

Looking down George Street from Charlotte Square.

Saturday, 16 August 2014

Thursday, 14 August 2014


Restocked the Josh Brill mugs for the Book Festival.

Wednesday, 13 August 2014

Box Office

Aren't ols shipping containers handy. Roxburgh Place off Drummond Street, another little conversion for the Festival.

Tuesday, 12 August 2014

Waverley Station

The new drop-off area under Waterloo Place. Rather small.

Monday, 11 August 2014


Not captured in midair but on the windscreen this morning.  Foul day yesterday as the remains of the Atlantic storm passed through.  Today very windy, cold and autumnal.

Sunday, 10 August 2014

South London Jazz Orchestra

A 33 piece big band crammed onto a rather small stage but it didn't cramp their style.

Saturday, 9 August 2014

Edinburgh International Book Festival

Essentially the same photo as Thursday.  The first day and plenty of sun.  Tomorrow looks like being more "traditional".

Friday, 8 August 2014


This morning at the Pleasance Venue.  If I had waited till now I could post thunder and lightening and torrential rain instead.  Bet a lot of these folks got soaked.

Thursday, 7 August 2014

Tent City

The Edinburgh International Book Festival starts on Saturday. Still working away today but Charlotte Square is nearly ready.

Wednesday, 6 August 2014

York Place

Heavy rain eventually brightening up.  Towards the roundabout at Picardy Place.

Tuesday, 5 August 2014


Gridlock approaching the Forth Road Bridge.

Monday, 4 August 2014


In Aberdeen for the day and stopped here on the way back.

Sunday, 3 August 2014


A nice, quiet and sunny start to the day fetching the Sunday paper.

Saturday, 2 August 2014

Scottish Summer Returns

The sun and heat have vanished.  Granton Harbour.

Friday, 1 August 2014

Open Studios

The Open Studios Preview at Coburg Studios in Leith.