Sunday, 24 April 2016

Eats Shoots and Leeks


The leeks have overwintered but the rhubarb has only just emerged. 

As in previous years I plonked a dalek over one of the crowns to exclude the light and it has responded accordingly. 

Friday, 22 April 2016

Keep Your Heron

A Walk in the Pentland Hills provides some interesting encounters:

This chap is a keen fisherman

There's no shortage of supply

from the reservoirs that feed Edinburgh

It is a nice playground to have outside your town.

Pentland View

Bridging the Firth of Forth

The second road crossing of the Firth of Forth is coming on apace:

You can just see the first one to the far left.

Each new stanchion is balancing a similar weight to either side of it:

To the other side of the Road Bridge the much older iconic rail bridge:

Thursday, 21 April 2016

The Sound of Moosic?

On the Pentland Hills above Edinburgh

Arthur's Seat, the Firth of Forth and the Kingdom of Fife in the background.