Newhaven is a pretty fishing village and harbour in the north of Edinburgh. It is a designated conservation area on the Firth of Forth. All pics by Mrs Mac.
Bringing a little colour into January in Scotland. All photos by Mrs Mac using a smartphone.
Just as beautiful in January. The scent of flora and fauna was deliciously refreshing and, with fewer visitors in this month, it was a deeply relaxing meander in nature. Despite little flower bloom in the garden, there was still a great variety of natural hues to feast the eyes, and the glasshouses provided an abundanceContinue reading “Botanic Garden, Edinburgh”
Stoics spend every day writing and reflecting on the art of living, which is what many bloggers do too, so you may be half way to being a Stoic already. But Stoicism was also designed for the living and DOING of daily life, which is what makes it philosophically unique. Stoicism is an ancient GreekContinue reading “Stoicism”
The Water of Leith is the main river flowing through Edinburgh, from the Pentland Hills to the port of Leith, where it flows into the sea via the Firth of Forth. Today we walked 4,250 steps to the small waterfall in Leith. It wasn’t easy going as Tango kept putting the brakes on. Maybe he’sContinue reading “Water of Leith”
Sir Stinkalot of Doggleton-Wagfordshire, aka Tango, went to see the vet today. But not just any old bog-standard, garden-gnome variety vet, no. We went to the Edinburgh Pet Hospital run by the PDSA (People’s Dispensary for Sick Animals). It’s like the NHS for pets, except the waiting times aren’t as long as they are inContinue reading “NHS For Pets”
We walked up the Water of Leith path and back down to The Shore. I wanted to keep going up the cycle path towards the wee waterfall but another dog-walker pointed out that Tango was “hurplin”. Although I’ve never heard that word before I knew he meant “limping”. Tango does have arthritis so I feltContinue reading “Hurpling”
I’m going to publish a post today. Why am I doing this? I’m blogging publicly, rather than keeping a personal journal, because my journal entries are becoming shorter, to the point of three sentences. I need a sense of audience to write more and write better. And it’d be nice to make some connections. I’llContinue reading “About Me”