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Mar 1-10, 2013

 

Mar 10, 2013

  • emails

  • I'm still reading all the emails that arrive and replying to them as soon as I can, but I'm not replying fast enough! 

  • Preparing a talk for Colinton HIstory Society, and adding some of the photos for it to the web site over the past ten days, has left me less time to reply to emails. 

  • As a result my number of outstanding emails now requiring replies has increased from 388 to 470.  I'll see what I can do to reduce this backlog over the next ten days.

 

Stark Buillding Services Ltd  -  a joinery workshop at Spylaw Street, Colinton  -  March 2013              MIke, the joiner, talks to a visitor at Stark Buillding Services Ltd  -  a joinery workshop at Spylaw Street, Colinton  -  February 2013           Stark Buillding Services Ltd  -  a joinery workshop at Spylaw Street, Colinton  -  February 2013

Mike working at Stark Buillding Services Ltd  -  a joinery workshop at Spylaw Street, Colinton  -  February 2013             Mike working at Stark Buillding Services Ltd  -  a joinery workshop at Spylaw Street, Colinton  -  February 2013             Mike working at Stark Buillding Services Ltd  -  a joinery workshop at Spylaw Street, Colinton  -  February 2013

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Waddell's Garage, Spylaw Street, Colinton  -  February 2013             Waddell's Garage, Spylaw Street, Colinton  -  This photo was taken a few decades ago, possibly in 1937, when the garage was ''The Colinton Motor Garage'

Waddell's Garage, Spylaw Street, Colinton  -  February 2013             Waddell's Garage, Spylaw Street, Colinton  -  Three mechanics, Greg, Daren and Ryan -  February 2013            0_my_photographs_edinburgh_at_work_-_waddells_garage_112971.htm#photo_05

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A van advertising 'Sort My PC' business, Colinton Road, Colinton  -  March 2013             A van advertising 'Sort My PC' business, Colinton Road, Colinton  -  March 2013          Roof of the 'Sort My PC' business premises, Colinton Road, Colinton  -  March 2013

A car advertising 'Sort My PC' business, Colinton Road, Colinton  -  February 2013             A car advertising 'Sort My PC' business, Colinton Road, Colinton  -  February 2013            'Sort My PC' business premises, Colinton Road, Colinton  -  March 2013

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Edinburgh Ladies' College, Front Elevation  -  Postcard by an unidentified publisher             Edinburgh Ladies' College & Royal Scottish Nursing Institute, 78 Queen Street  -  Postcard by WR&S Ltd 

Edinburgh Ladies' College, Gymnasium  - Postcard by PA Buchanan             Edinburgh Ladies' College, Piano and Dancing  - Postcard by PA Buchanan

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A house named Fernwood that was featured on a postcard posted from Edinburgh in 1909.  Is (or was) this house somewhere in Edinburgh?  If so, where?

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Redford Cavalry Barracks  -  2013            Redford Infantry Barracks  -  2013

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           Tarmac's Quarry at Ravelrig, between Balerno and Ratho

Tarmac's Quarry at Ravelrig, between Balerno and Ratho             Tarmac's Quarry at Ravelrig, between Balerno and Ratho

Tarmac's Quarry at Ravelrig, between Balerno and Ratho       Tarmac's Quarry at Ravelrig, between Balerno and Ratho       Tarmac's Quarry at Ravelrig, between Balerno and Ratho

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The site of Hewit & Sons' Leather Works beside the Water of Leith at Currie.  The company had stopped trading and their works had been demolished by the time that this photo was taken in 2013.

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Ian Rankin giving a talk and signing books at Merchiston Castle School, Colinton  -  February 2013

Ian Rankin being interviewed by Vanessa Robertson at Merchiston Castle School, Colinton  -  February 2013       Ian Rankin being interviewed by Vanessa Robertson at Merchiston Castle School, Colinton  -  February 2013

Ian Rankin being interviewed by Vanessa Robertson at Merchiston Castle School, Colinton  -  February 2013       Ian Rankin being interviewed by Vanessa Robertson at Merchiston Castle School, Colinton  -  February 2013       Ian Rankin being interviewed by Vanessa Robertson at Merchiston Castle School, Colinton  -  February 2013

Ian Rankin being interviewed by Vanessa Robertson at Merchiston Castle School, Colinton  -  February 2013       Ian Rankin being interviewed by Vanessa Robertson at Merchiston Castle School, Colinton  -  February 2013       Ian Rankin being interviewed by Vanessa Robertson at Merchiston Castle School, Colinton  -  February 2013

Ian Rankin being interviewed by Vanessa Robertson at Merchiston Castle School, Colinton  -  February 2013       Ian Rankin being interviewed by Vanessa Robertson at Merchiston Castle School, Colinton  -  February 2013

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Ian Rankin signing books at Merchiston Castle School, Colinton  -  February 2013       Ian Rankin's books photographed when the author visited Merchiston Castle School, Colinton  -  February 2013

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Merchistron Castle School  -  Coat of Arms             Merchiston Castle School  -  Grandfather Clock and Portrait of a Headmaster, Thomas Harvey MA LLD, Headmaster from 1856 to 1863

 Merchistron Castle School  -  The Staircase       Merchistron Castle School  -  The Hall       Merchiston Castle School  -  The Hall, seen from th Balcony

Merchiston Castle School  -  War Memorial (to the left of the entrance to the Hall)             Merchiston Castle School  -  War Memorial (to the right of the entrance to the Hall)

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Merchiston Castle School  -  School sign, with school and grounds in the background        Merchiston Castle School  -  The main School Building and Drive       Merchiston Castle School  -  The main School Building and Trees

Merchiston Castle School  -  Gibson House             Merchiston Castle School  -  Gibson House

Merchiston Castle School  -  View of Gibson House through a window in the main school building             Merchiston Castle School  -  View of Gibson House through a window in the main school building

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