North Berwick

Edinburgh Waverley Station

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Having Edinburgh’s huge Waverley Railway Station practically on my doorstep here is a real joy. On a whim I hopped onto a quiet ScotRail train this afternoon to a decidedly breezy, but no less beautiful, North Berwick. Half an hour’s run, after which it’s like stepping into an entirely different world. A little later in the year I’ll bring books, beach blanket and picnic lunches here …


North Berwick Beach

The Watcher 2014 (link) by Kenny Hunter near St Andrew’s Old Kirk, North Berwick

The Watcher 2014 (link) by Kenny Hunter

The Watcher 2014 (link) by Kenny Hunter

Shadows – mine (l) & The Watcher’s (r)

St Andrew’s Old Kirk | (link)

Early Christians, Pilgrims and Witches

Rockets and Rescues, Sea, Sand and Dances

Archaeology, St Andrew’s Old Kirk, North Berwick

The Watcher 2014 (link) by Kenny Hunter

North Berwick Station

Edinburgh Waverley Station


6 thoughts on “North Berwick

  1. Looks like a fabulous outing, Simon. I can practically feel that salt air on my skin and just love ‘The Watcher.’ Must be such fun to gambol about exploring new places. Wonderful to be able to tag along vicariously…💕 xx

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    1. There’s such life in ‘The Watcher,’ Lori. I’m often astonished by public art pieces like this one. The last time I was quite so ‘wowed’ by such a work was in Castries, St Lucia, in 2020 – about which joyful memory I can feel a post coming on … 😊 xx

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    1. It’s wonderful to have you along, dear Mimi. Do you have conversations with friends who are with you ‘in spirit’ as I do? I enjoy thinking of your link with Edinburgh, via your son’s having studied with UofEd, every time I pass McEwan Hall 🤗xx

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