Bond No.9, Leith

Leith’s ongoing redevelopment and refurbishment is not least of all evident within Bond No9 on Edinburgh’s lengthy Commercial Street. The row of refurbished shops, restaurants, offices and flats retains the character of the former whisky bond building and assumes the personality of an assortment … [Read more...]

Inchcolm Island and Abbey

So near is Inchcolm Island, I cannot think why I had never ventured aboard the Maid of the Forth for the short trip into the Firth to visit this sublimely peaceful island. Not always was the case however as the old fortifications are still evident, which defended Edinburgh during both world wars and … [Read more...]