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HAMILTON PLACE

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An indoor entanglement. 

No. 37 in an occasional photo-series celebrating Spurtleshire street-name signs.

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QUESTION …

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How on earth does Ukraine's President Zelensky find time to work a second job in Edinburgh?

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CALTON HILL – SUNSHINE, HAZE AND BIRDS

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Sunshine and haze over Calton Hill this morning, where Friends met under the expert guidance of the Scottish Ornithology Club's Stephen Welch to record breeding pairs of bird.

Patient listening and hard stares helped in identifying 18 different species over 2 hours.

Namely: jackdaw, magpie, carrion crow, common gull, herring gull, lesser black-backed gull …

BROUGHTON STREET

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Encouraging how Broughton Pharmacy community library has flourished since modest start in Sept 2019: see p.2 in Issue 289.

Now a well-used local resource with sometimes startling content, including Spurtles.

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