PHOTO – Robert Louis Stevenson statue, Colinton

A beautiful bronze sculpture of Edinburgh-born Robert Louis Stevenson now sits outside Colinton Parish Church.

You can read further information about the statue in this Scotsman article.

Robert Louis Stevenson statue

Inscription

“All through my boyhood and youth, I was known and pointed out for the pattern of an idler; and yet I was always busy on my own private end, which was to learn to write. I kept always two books in my pocket, one to read, one to write in.”

A book to read and a book to write in

The statue is outside Colinton Parish Church

A different angle

Colinton Parish Church

RLS trail on the wall

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