5 July Evening ii

Some call me ‘photo-mad,’ others just ‘mad.’ 😉 Tonight, after yesterday’s hugely dramatic thunderstorm – and consequent flooding – I’ve been calling myself ‘glad’ as I tramped around this most photogenic of cities.

After a little interlude here on windinmywheels I’ve come home this evening with a crop of photos too huge to share here – but in two posts, part i and part ii, here are some snapshots of a lovely Edinburgh evening in July …

5 July Evening i

Some call me ‘photo-mad,’ others just ‘mad.’ 😉 Tonight, after yesterday’s hugely dramatic thunderstorm – and consequent flooding – I’ve been calling myself ‘glad’ as I tramped around this most photogenic of cities.

After a little interlude here on windinmywheels I’ve come home this evening with a crop of photos too huge to share here – but in two posts, part i and part ii, here are some snapshots of a lovely Edinburgh evening in July …

Now I understand

Thirty years ago this Englishman had a conversation with a couple who had just bought a flat near Holyrood Park. They spoke with huge enthusiasm about Scotland, and especially the ‘Edinburgh quality of life.’ They told me ‘you can easily walk pretty much everywhere.’ You’ll have had similar conversations, and you’ll know that some of them stay with you for years and years. So it was with me. I wondered and wondered some more about Edinburgh’s ‘quality of life.’ Now I understand. And every day – quite often in the same place, over and over again, I’m wowed, inspired, and thankful 😃☀️