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Princes Street Gardens, Edinburgh


This is the view today from the footpath that runs in front of the Scottish National Gallery. It’s a viewpoint I see regularly because it’s one of the most direct routes from Princes Street in the middle of Edinburgh to where I live – about 20 minutes walk from the city centre.

Today the person who cuts the grass had excelled him/her-self. Just look at those stripes. And just a few weeks ago the whole area was devoid of grass – ready for the turf to be laid.




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  1. With all that wet, it’s so blasted green. Pops right out at you. Loving the color contrast with that big , fat greyness rollin’ in. Super shot.


    • Thanks for the comment – that’s a great line – ‘a plaid in the grass’ 🙂

      I remember when one saw those back-and-forth stripes everywhere, before it became too ‘inefficient’ to go back and forth. I guess Princes Street Gardens merits VIP treatment – or perhaps it was an errant worker ignoring the efficiency rules…


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