Edinburgh’s Beating Retreat 2015

I was delighted to have my first opportunity to watch ‘Beating Retreat’ in Edinburgh’s Royal Mile and on Edinburgh Castle Esplanade. I had also been asked to take a few shots, which I was of course delighted to do. This was the 58th annual event and it is organised by the local Boys Brigade organisation…

Edinburgh’s Torchlight Procession and #Blogmanay

I had the pleasure of attending Edinburgh’s Torchlight Procession on Tue 30th Dec 2014, the beginning of the world’s biggest Hogmanay street party. As always the amazing Up Helly Aa’ Vikings were in attendance, along with 100 pipers and many thousand torchlight carriers. When I attended last year there was over 35,000 participants and spectators,…