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.