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A day with the Holga

We’ve covered all these shots before but since I was going back over already travelled ground with the faithful dog today I stuck on the digital Holga lens and tried to get a new take. 130 more words

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First signs of spring?

Has spring sprung in Edinburgh? It’s still cold enough to worry a brass monkey but the floral indicators of spring seem to have other ideas around the city just now. 87 more words

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Union Canal - Kingsknowe to Wester Hailes

Continuing on with the Union Canal series, it’s time to make the trek to Wester Hailes. Typically thought of as one of the most notorious areas of Edinburgh it’s one of those areas with low quality housing and high unemployment. 293 more words

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Union Canal, Angle Park to Kingsknowe

And the series on the Union Canal continues, this time we’re going to hop onto the canal towpath at Angle Park, a reasonably good suburb in the West of the city just off Slateford and the A70, one of the major routes into Edinburgh from the west. 315 more words

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It'll break your arm!

I forget how many times I’ve heard that about swans. “Careful, it’ll break your arm…” I know a swan, and even this young swan, is pretty large but seriously, where did the arm breaking thing come from? 109 more words

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Zazou Open!

Cafe on a barge, Zazou on the Union Canal at Harrison Park had a novel way of letting people know they were open for business despite the snow. 6 more words

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Polwarth Reflections

It was just cold enough last weekend for bits of ice to start to form on the canal. The stretch at Harrison had enough to keep the ducks on their toes, or flippers or whatever ducks have. 16 more words

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