Category Archives: Edinburgh

City of Stone (Bilingual)

Bitter winds batter brittle barren basalt. Clearing clinging clouds, blanket mists, Hungry haars embracing, shrouding, homes, hearts, hopes, and minds. A city set in stone, styled in stone. Outlying, peppered between the braes, a cacophony of tons, beacons like bike … Continue reading

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The Bridge – before the flood after the flood.

In August last year I was flooded out of what had been my home for five years, by a burst pipe from a flat above.  I am now settling into a new flat but it has not been easy.  The … Continue reading

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A Leither on Leith

I was born in Leith, on the Eastern boundary at the Eastern General Hospital, now a care home for the elderly. I was educated in Leith; primary in South Leith and secondary in North Leith. I have always worn my … Continue reading

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