Colinton

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. “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 […]

 
 

PHOTO WALK – Water of Leith (Balerno to Slateford)

There are places on this stretch of the Water of Leith where it’s easy to forget you’re in a city. Not just on those parts which run next to Edinburgh’s outlying suburban ‘villages’ of Balerno, Currie and Juniper Green either: the section from Colinton to Slateford also has a wonderful countryside feel. The Water of […]