One Last Hurrah

It’s not the best image being limited to my seat and hand holding my camera but the final parade of the Edinburgh Tattoo on the esplanade of Edinburgh Castle seems like a fitting image to farewell this amazing city. One last hurrah before leaving Edinburgh and Scotland. Photo: Robert Rath, ‘One Last Hurrah’, 1/30s f/4 […]

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Scottish Gold

There was a great sense of expectation as we entered the hallowed vault in Edinburgh’s Scotch Whisky Experience. There, bathed in the glowing gold of its own making were 3384 unique bottles of Scotland’s most renowned export, scotch whisky. This collection was once the 35 year passion of Brazilian collector, Claive Vidiz. Purchased by global […]

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Phantom of the Orchestra

Phantom of the Orchestra Throughout the streets of Edinburgh performers gain notoriety through their talent, their persistence and recognition. But not ‘The Phantom’. Nobody knows who he is or where he’s from. Is his name Johnny and is that fiddle made of gold? I suspect no on both counts as he’s not wearing a check […]

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Beam Me Up Scotty

Scott Monument is an imposing and somewhat unusual structure part of the Princes Street Gardens, Edinburgh. The hecklers deride its appearance as an object pulled from the top of some European cathedral and plonked on the ground. Others simply marvel at its simple design but intricate detail. The monument itself was commissioned in 1838 to […]

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