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July 2017

Postcard by Valentine  -  Floral Clock in Princes Street Gardens  -  1947

Jul  31, 2017

Edinburgh Floral Clock   West Princes St Gardens: 1947

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Jul  20, 2017

St Ann's School  Recollections 27, 1940s, school and nuns, health

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Jul 19, 2017

Cycle Speedway  Harrison Park, Recollections 2 Ross Gargrave

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Jul 15, 2017

Edinburgh Dance Halls Recollections 4 Reply 1, The Roadsters

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Selotape used by Ice Cream Parlour, 2 Leith Street, Edinburgh

Jul 14, 2017

Edinburgh Ephemera  Sellotape used by 'Ice Cream Parlour'

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Jul 14, 2017

Edinburgh Shops  Recollections 29, Reply 1  'Ice Cream Parlour'

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Jul 14, 2017

Further Recollections 10   Edwards' Rolls: Grierson, Trinity

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Jul 12, 2017

St Margaret's Convent  Recollections 38, Rosa Visocchi, friends

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Jul 11, 2017

EdinPhoto Contributor   CL Patrick    Please email me.

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Jul 11, 2017

My backlog of email replies   Progress to date

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Jul 10, 2017

EdinPhoto Contributor  Jimmy Letham    Please email me.

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Jul 10, 2017

Grassmarket  Recollections 30,  'The Grassmarket Mission'

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Jul 10, 2017

E Chalmers & Co  Bonnington scrap yard,  'Workers at the Yard'

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Jul 9, 2017

Daniel Stewart's College  Class Photo, 1946-47, another name

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Jul 9, 2017

Niddrie  Recollections 8, UPDATE, Alex Hamilton ( 'Hammy')

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Jul 9, 2017

West Pilton  Recollections 52  1960s to 1970s allotments + huts

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Jul 8, 2017

Floral Clocks in West Princes Street Gardens 1966+1974

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Painting by Edinburgh artist, Michael McVeigh  -  Bow Bar, Edinburgh  -  Is it acrylic?       Painting by Edinburgh artist, Michael McVeigh  -  Edinburgh Castle and Princes Street Gardens  -  Is it acrylic?

Jul 8, 2017

Michael McVeigh  Edinburgh artist:  Paintings of Edinburgh

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Jul 8, 2017

Colinton  Recollections 52  World War 2,  Five Questions

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Jul 7, 2017

Fountainbridge  Recollections 76,  Asa Wass

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Jul 7, 2017

Further Recollections 9  Niddrie and Craigmillar, 1939-2013

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Jul 7, 2017

Wardieburn Shops  Recollections 7,  Milk deliveries + Bill McDonald

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Jul 7, 2017

Portobello High School  Recollections 5,  Rugby

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Jul 6, 2017

Further Recollections 8   Apprenticeships at Bertrams and at NCB

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Jul 1, 2017

Future of the EdinPhoto web site.  Notes at top of page updated

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Jul 1, 2017

'Top 40 Pages' viewed on EdinPhoto  during June 2017

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 1.

The Future of the EdinPhoto Web Site

I've been considering the future of the Edinphoto web site for a while now.  Here are the conclusions that I came to recently.

1. The EdinPhoto web site will remain available on the Internet for searching and viewing its existing content.

There were 27,300 pages and 26,300 pictures. when I last counted them in Jan 2017.

2.  From Jun 2017 onwards, I'll be makingmake updates to the web site less frequently.

Please see this EdinPhoto page for my reasons behind this decision.

 3.  I should now have more time to respond to my backlog of emails to be answered.  I hope to be able to answer all my outstanding emails by about 31 July 2017.

Peter Stubbs, Edinburgh:  1 July 2017

 

2.

Backlog of emails

It has taken me a long time to catch up on my back log of emails to answer, but I'm catching up at last, following my recent decision about future updates to the EdinPhoto site.

-  In Aug 2013, my backlog of emails was 502.
-  In Aug 2014, it was
617
-  In Aug 2015, it was
697
-  In Aug 2016, it was
741
-  On 12 Jun 2017 (when I considered the future of EdinPhoto) it was
620.
-  By 30 Jun 2017, it had reduced to
322.
-  Today, 31 Jul 2017, I now have
154 emails to reply to.

I apologise for the delay to all who have been waiting a long time for a reply.   I'm now hoping to eliminate my backlog of outstanding emails during Aug 2017.

 

Thank you to all for your contributions and correspondence over the years since I set up the EdinPhoto site in 2001 and for all your encouraging responses that I have received following my recent decisions about the future of the EdinPhoto web site.

Peter Stubbs, Edinburgh:  31 July 2017

 

 

3.

Instagram + Twitter

It's a while since I last added many of my own photos to the EdinPhoto web site. (It can be quite time-consuming for me to add them to the site.)

Instead, I've been adding my photos to Instagram Instagram Logo  and Twitter Twitter Logo .

If you'd like to view some of these photos, I recommend  going to  Instagram.

Peter Stubbs, Edinburgh: 31 July 2017

 

 

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