Tag Archives: Edinburgh

The healing place

It is somewhere people used to come for healing. I pass by while on my own restorative, health-giving pursuit. A slight haze hangs in the air, giving the place a mysterious quality. I think it beautiful and appropriate. Later I … Continue reading

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A street with a view: the Caiy Stane

It is a sunny September afternoon and I am on a bus travelling through Edinburgh, on my way to view an archaeological monument in the south of the city. Not for the first time, I question the wisdom of my … Continue reading

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Home

This is something I wrote just before Christmas last year. I didn’t post it on this blog then but, as I have been thinking again recently about the meaning of home, I thought I would post it here now. It … Continue reading

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Echoes

I’ve recently been reading the novel Emily Climbs by L M Montgomery (of Anne of Green Gables fame). Becoming curious about L M Montgomery’s life, I undertook a quick internet search and found some biographical information (http://www.lmmontgomery.ca/aboutlmm/herlife). As a collector … Continue reading

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A new landscape?

I’ve just moved to Leith, in Edinburgh, and have become intrigued with the history of the area and of my tenement building in particular, so I’ve begun to do little internet research to see what I can find out. I … Continue reading

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