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Greyfriars Bobby

By KingBee
Many thanks to everyone who voted / commented on "Wistful", and a special thanks to Alan (Baseley) for his much-treasured UA.

This will be the final 'face' from my "Festival" series, and he's a permanent fixture. If you don't know the story of Greyfriars Bobby (where have you been?), read this.

Thanks again to all who've followed my 'Facebook' over the last week.

Tags: Photo journalism Edinburgh Landscape and travel Greyfriars

Voters: capto, davewaine, RobertTurley and 18 more

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davewaine 13 141 3 England
21 Aug 2015 8:18AM
I remember seeing the feature film that Disney made of the story when I was young. It must have been half a century ago. Your picture brings memories back.

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21 Aug 2015 8:37AM
One of my favourite stories as a kid,
RLF Plus
10 18 4 United Kingdom
21 Aug 2015 8:45AM
I remember my 3 daughters watching the film (original) years ago & sobbing their wee hearts out. There's a dog in The USA doing the same thing now!Sad
barbarahirst 11 27 12 United Kingdom
21 Aug 2015 9:01AM
the sign has been added since I last saw him....and I can see why
PranavMishra 7 52 18 India
21 Aug 2015 11:06AM
Grin Grin Grin very nice, Bob..
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9 3 2 United Kingdom
21 Aug 2015 11:51AM
You've turned what could have been an ordinary shot of a carved dog into an interesting and creative image. Grin
Fefe Plus
8 41 31 United Kingdom
21 Aug 2015 2:12PM
I missed him when we went to EdinburghSadSad...and he was only a short stroll from where we stayed, but didnt knowTongueBlush
Shame they have had to resort to the sign around his neck.....
Well takenGrin
NDODS 9 5.2k 127 United Kingdom
21 Aug 2015 4:13PM
A great spot and capture of this charming canine icon.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin
xwang 11 56 8
4 Nov 2015 11:13AM
Strange, I talked about this dog a couple of days ago ... and promised to send a link. Here we are.. you left me a link! Easy-peasy, thanks Bob.

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