- Have now hoisted the gallery 1 metre off the floor. More rigging then final lift tomorrow http://t.co/lHiHwPFa 07:09:37 PM April 16, 2012 from Twitter for iPhone Reply Retweet Favorite
- Laura and Tim check out the route for the walk on the hill - hoping for similar weather for Wednesday http://t.co/y6MaZ7rd 11:43:21 AM April 16, 2012 from Twitter for iPhone Reply Retweet Favorite
- Northern Light at the venue and the main structure is taking shape - should be hoisting it off the ground fairly soon http://t.co/ePelZdxx 10:50:19 AM April 16, 2012 from Twitter for iPhone Reply Retweet Favorite
- This looks like a very good way to whet the appetite for Shadows 2012 - BBC 2 17th April 9 pm http://t.co/AYtEasFV 10:19:37 PM April 15, 2012 from web Reply Retweet Favorite
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After I walked Edinburgh’s seven hills with Roman Scotland in mind, I wrote the question-and-answer poems below, and read them at Croy on World Heritage Day. Seven Questions What is seven? seas and sleepers sorrows and sisters brides and … Continue reading
Brigid Collins sent in these wonderful images of the labels she made after our walk to Blackford and Braid Hills last month – an “instinctive response”, as she put it.
After the walk on Blackford Hill, Jane McKie sent these three poems and, in response to ‘Valley of Birds’, Alexander Hamilton sent this cyanotype of wild garlic. Valley of Birds Above our heads, we are outnumbered. The gully, ribboned with … Continue reading
Three of us climbed to the Castle Rock on Saturday afternoon in chilly haar, looking for traces of Rome on the Royal Mile. I meet Angus and Genevieve outside the parliament. My theory about the wooden poles scattered over its … Continue reading
Yesterday in unseasonally fine sunshine I climbed all seven of Edinburgh’s hills. Here are 3 sets of images from the day: the Edinburgh hills paired with their Roman counterparts, a circle of views from one hill to the next, and … Continue reading
Seven of us climbed Salisbury Crags on Friday afternoon in hazy sunshine – an Edinburgh haar the sun’s almost burned off, and which Helen from Yorkshire knows as a fret. We’d thought about an attempt on Arthur’s Seat, but rather … Continue reading
Six of us climbed Calton Hill yesterday in bright spring sunshine. There’s an air of leisure: tourists with cameras, students with guitars, strollers and lollers. ““Yeah, I’m on Calton Hill,” a girl sprawled on the grass says into her mobile, … Continue reading
On the subject of bread (see twitter references to David’s sandwich), it appears that the Romans imported Spelt wheat (as well as Emmer which was good for porridge). This was discovered during the excavation of the garrison at Bearsden … Continue reading
These photos of last week’s Edinburgh expedition are by David Faithfull.
Here are some of our more or less serious contemporary ceremonies, concluding with a beautiful and unambiguous storm-created Pietà. The photos are all by Rose Strang, except ‘In the tubes’ by Ken Cockburn.