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On The Fringe of Edinburgh


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On The Fringe of Edinburgh

7 Aug 2015 8:24PM   Views : 675 Unique : 416

We arrived in Edinburgh, just missing the start of The Fringe by a couple of days, but already the place was heaving with people. We spent some time in St Giles' Cathedral, more of which in a blog of its own soon, but had a good time photographing some of the street artists and weighing up the general locale for a future more detailed visit. Sue also bought me a Harris Tweed wallet, matching my Harris Tweed jacket and Baseball Cap. We matched it from the cap, the shop assistant saying, "Ye have yer wee bonnet with you." Surely I did. When Matt Smith was Doctor Who I almost looked Cool for a while....


This was one happy Bagpipe player, terrific to see one of the performers having genuine fun! It must become gruelling after a while, but the mood was good here.


A couple of performers floating around.


I was going to say we saw the Invisible Man, but that's a bit of a contradiction.


This bike rider was one of my favourites, although I've gone for the close-up in this shot.


There's always a portrait artist and the Royal Mile was no exception.


It must be a Treant, and a very friendly one too.

We made a contribution to the coffers of each artist we shot, which seemed only fair. The last port of call was back to Waverley Station, for the return trip described in yesterday's blog.

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Bonvilston 12 61 8 United Kingdom
8 Aug 2015 8:42PM
Some superb atmospheric shots here. It must have been a great day....Peter

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