I saw this couple outside the Usher Hall before the Estonian Philarmonic Choir on Thursday evening. They must have either rushed form work or from another bit of culture.
Yarn bombers have taken to commenting on art commissions flying over the city at the moment – one feels that this one thinks the use of ‘Hello’ is somewhat linguistically imperialist.
The Fringe Festival is winding down (for those not local the population size of Edinburgh doubles for four weeks in August when the city gets take over by the festival). The use of every available space for hoardings is new. So each time I’ve been standing by the interchange bus stop at the top of Leith Walk I’ve been bombarded by advertising. Everyone is hilarious, everyone is funny and everyone has five stars from reviewers.
A wonderful vegetarian lunch at Mildred’s in Lexington St Soho. I always say that Mildred’s lives in it’s own space time continuum not known to any map and despite clutching my A-Z and reading the helpfully placed street maps I still got lost.
Spoon Cafe on South Bridge – as it was warm they had a window open and in the courtyard between the buildings could see that Chinese Buddliea has become triffid like.
Royal Scottsh Academy on Princes St