Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Monday, January 27, 2020

Edinburgh - Food - Mellis Cheese lounge

A cheeseboard  and glass of natural wine in a bistro setting

a handful of bistro style tables at the back of the shop


You can order a portion of any cheese from the shop 
to finish your meal

Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Maintenance January 2020 - video sandstone refurb.

Original sandstone revealed (had been painted over!)

Video walk through January 2020

Pitch Pine clad door and rose head nails

Cottage has the original slate tiles and mullions

National Trust type lime wash "Old Hall Yellow"  on extension 

such as used in Culross

Saturday, January 11, 2020

Visit Scotland

14 more reasons to visit Scotland
apart from Edinburgh,
 the architecture,
historic towns,
fishing villages,
great pubs and restaurants, etc.

Friday, December 27, 2019

Friday, December 6, 2019

Castle - Huntingtower Perth

East and west tower, 
later addition connecting the 2 buildings

30 miles north of holiday cottage

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Edinburgh - Food - Indian restaurant. Desi Pakwan

10 miles from holiday cottage and campsite

Small restaurant and takeaway

Service can be a bit slow if the chef himself is the only one on service.


Opposite side of the road:-
Fresh made Baklava, etc.

Saturday, June 29, 2019

Water of Leith

                                                                         Sustrans cycle map

                                                                            Water of Leith


Steps with cycle assist to the union canal

    Slateford visitor centre

Aqueduct and rail bridge at Slateford

Union canal