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.


13 thoughts on “Princes Street Gardens, Edinburgh

  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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