Category Archives: Scotland

MM 3-39 Glencoe Viewpoint

For this week’s Monochrome Madness Challenge I have decided to submit a monochrome version of one of my favorite shots from our trip to Scotland last Spring. We were on a three-day bus trip to the Isle of Skye and … Continue reading

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MM 3-39 The John Knox House on Edinburgh’s Royal Mile

We were wandering along the High Street portion of Edinburgh’s Royal Mile one day last Spring when we came across the John Knox House and Museum. This shot will be my entry to this week’s Monochrome Madness Challenge. Click on … Continue reading

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MM 3-38 A Royal Mile Selfie

The Camera Obscura and World of Illusions is one of Edinburgh’s top tourist attractions. It’s located on the Castlehill section of The Royal Mile just down from the Castle and across from the Scotch Whisky Experience. After we toured the … Continue reading

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Monochrome Madness and Adam Smith

A few minutes after I took that shot on Edinburgh’s Royal Mile of David Hume and his big toe (see here) we found ourselves just outside St Giles Cathedral staring at another statue created by the Scot artist Sandy Stoddart. … Continue reading

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MM 3-36 David Hume’s Big Toe

One day last Spring when we were wandering along Edinburgh’s Royal Mile I took this shot of the David Hume statue in front of the High Court building. This will be my entry for this week’s Monochrome Madness Challenge.

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MM 3-35 Along Edinburgh’s Royal Mile

You never know who you’re going to bump into these days. We passed this guy one day last Spring as we were wandering along Edinburgh’s Royal Mile. So I cropped the photo, turned it into monochrome and now I’m submitting … Continue reading

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Traveling with our Irish Cousins in Europe and the US

We stayed in Edinburgh for one week during our visit to Scotland this last May. And three of those days were spent with our Irish cousins Henry and Geraldine and Henry’s niece Rosie. It was our eighth reunion with our … Continue reading

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