Tag: photography

Here-Now photo exhibition in Rodney Street Tunnel

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Bring a picnic and pop along to King George V Park on the grass next to Rodney St tunnel for live jazz, mural painting, cycle tours, and speakers to celebrate the launch of a unique outdoor exhibition in an old railway tunnel! Hold Me Dear: Four Cities, [Extra]Ordinary Places is co-created exhibition of photographs submitted [...]

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Wildflowers at Trinity Station

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Dropped by Trinity Station yesterday to see how the flowers were coming along and was excited to see the corn poppies coming into flower! This was part of a Grow Wild Lottery funded project led by the Edinburgh & Lothians Greenspace Trust.  We worked with members of the Fet Lor Youth Group to clear and [...]

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Granton Innertube map mural

Skatepark and skater. Plans are in motion to build a skatepark in Drylaw in the near future.

Back in November 2012 I was contacted by Thomas Brown from The Drylaw Neighbourhood Centre about the potential for a large scale mural project which would take place in a rather neglected underpass under West Granton Road. The project would involve the participation of young people from the Fet Lor Youth Centre working alongside MSCreative [...]

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Chinese lanterns light up Harrison Park (East)

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Last Saturday evening we were treated to an unexpected treat in Harrison Park, with the installation of Chinese Lanterns by Napier University art student Jing Shi. Jing told me that the idea behind the project, called Link, was to encourage greater appreciation of Chinese culture and inter-cultural dialogue. Passers by we’re even invited to construct [...]

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Soul Cycles chopper for sale

On the way back from Waverley railway station yesterday I spotted this girl wheeling a massive chopper along outside the National Museum of Scotland. It turns out that the young lady, Daniele, was wheeling this unusual bike around whilst flyering …

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Edinburgh Cycle Chic

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One of the things that drew me to the Innertube map project was its emphasis on promoting cycling as a normal mode of transport; the off-street paths as a way of getting from home to work to school to the shops, as opposed to something that you us…

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