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Impressions of Edinburgh

by | Jul 14, 2013 | Uncategorized | 9 comments

A small postscript to this story is here.

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  1. Ton S.

    Hey, Edinburgh, one of my favorite cities! I love the Fringe Festival, the magic, and the haunted alleys. London's great but I would choose Edinburgh.

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  2. John

    Hope you will have time to have a cuppa at the Elephant House (tea & coffee house where J.K. Rowling wrote) or a pint or two at the Sheep Heid Inn (traditional pub). Just don't spoil a good walk by playing that confounding game they invented and that we call golf.

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  3. Bill M

    I'd enjoy visiting either. I hear both good and not good about Edinburgh.

    Your sketch is really nice.

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  4. Richard P

    We're actually back in London now. We did go to the Elephant House, which was a must-see for my daughter the Potter fan. I tried my first haggis there and rather liked it. Didn't make it to the Sheep Heid Inn, but did partake of some good ales and whiskies.

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  5. Scott K

    I loved your illustration. One day I'll get to make a visit there myself.

    However, the sinister elements have been explored well by writers such as Isn Rankin, and Irvine Welsh.

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  6. John

    Ah, Rebus and the Body Snatchers!

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  7. TonysVision

    Wonderful drawing! It looks like you captured your feelings and observations of the place – both the sinister and vertical aspects.

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  8. Ton S.

    Glad you liked haggis, I quite enjoyed it.

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  9. Miguel Chávez

    Given a choice, I'd like to set up store in a walled city, particularly the old, downtown district… or maybe, given the kind of shop I run, we could set up store in Brighton…

    … Another European city I liked A LOT is Brugge, in Belgium. that's one of the places where I'd love to spend my retirement years (hey, one can dream!)

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