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The annual Edinburgh Festival and Fringe draws crowds and it is a great experience just to walk the streets, especially on the Royal Mile, to soak up the atmosphere and enjoy the entertainers. Read more

Photo of Flatpack Society

Flatpack Society performed their own blend of ‘Indie Rock’ & ‘Alternative Country’ at the Ross Open Air Theatre in Edinburgh’s Princes Street Gardens during the Festival Fringe 2012. Read more

Photo of amethyst crystals

‘The Light Shines Out of Me’ is the latest art installation at Jupiter Artland by Anya Gallaccio.

To people familiar with the work of Anya it may be no surprise that there is a decaying, dead tree stump within the installation area. However this is not the main feature. Read more

“Red on Green” is an installation by Anya Gallaccio at Jupiter Artland, near Edinburgh. Read more

Photo of installation by Anya Gallaccio at Jupiter Artland

Photos from the ‘preview’ of ‘Red on Green’, an installation by Anya Gallaccio at Jupiter Artland (11 May 2012).

10,000 bright red rose heads arrayed. A beautiful, velvety, organic medium that over the next few weeks will….. decay. Read more

Queen Mary 2

This article includes photographs of the Queen Mary 2 from 2004 on her first tour and some from the visit to Greenock in 2011. Scroll down to see.

South Queensferry 13th July 2004

There has been significant interest in my photographs of the recent visit of the MS Queen Elizabeth to the Forth Estuary near South Queensferry, so I dug deep into my archives and found these images of the visit of the Cunard RMS Queen Mary 2 to almost the same spot on the 13th July 2004. At 151,400 GRT, QM2 is the largest ocean liner ever. The other Cunard Queens, the Queen Elizabeth and Queen Victoria are around 90,000 GRT. (Apparently MS is an abbreviation for Motor Ship while RMS is an abbreviation for Royal Mail Ship.) Read more