Biggar The small South Lanarkshire town of Biggar (population 2,300) is less than 30 miles from Edinburgh city centre. That’s just a one-hour bus ride, half of which is spent
That’s what I managed to clock up over just two days in September, albeit two days that were separated by a weekend. Scottish National Gallery (Friday 11-Sep) The Scottish National
As we have already seen, Phase 3 of lockdown easing brought the reopening of indoor hospitality from 15 July, which facilitated various day trips, quickly leading to a North of
The small market town of Haddington lies 17 miles east of Edinburgh, just off the A1 and near the geographical centre of the East Lothian council area. It is the
I found myself at a loose end one Saturday afternoon and decided to jump on a train to North Queensferry, a mere 15-minute ride from my home station of Haymarket.
The attractive small town of Peebles (approximate population 8,500) stands on the River Tweed and lies just over 20 miles south of Edinburgh, in the Scottish Borders council area. Until
Within a week of my first post-lockdown venture to Glasgow, I made a day trip by train to the attractive East Lothian seaside town of North Berwick. It’s a very
Transition to Phase 2 of ‘lockdown easing’ was announced on 18 June and marked a period when the Covid-19 transmission rate in Scotland was confidently under control. The changes, which
Scotland entered Phase 1 of ‘lockdown easing’ on Thursday 28 May 2020. This introduced a variety of measures, such as the ability to use outdoor spaces for relaxation, the reopening
My final set of photos showing Edinburgh city centre in full lockdown covers the period 20-27 May. Scotland entered the first phase of ‘lockdown easing’ on Thursday 28 May, as
This post shows aspects of Edinburgh city centre in full lockdown during the first half of May. The absence of people and traffic from normally busy streets is quite remarkable.
This post is the first in a series that will show my home city of Edinburgh during the period of Covid-19 lockdown and subsequent ‘easing’. I took all these photos