|Sculpt of a boy [having a power struggle] with a serpent and a lion- in the forecourt of The Canongate Church on The Royal Mile Edinburgh|
All that said, I am still humbled by those who have been forced from their homes by wars and the aftermath of storms and floods. I care about the people who are forced to the margins of our society by the uncontrolled actions of those we were meant to trust and those whom we are expected to trust. There is much unrest in today's Global politics; these are dangerous times.
However, while tidying up my digital picture folders on my computer - the first 'efficiency' stage - I allowed myself to be drawn in to recent memories. In Edinburgh during Hogmanay, what could Super Mario and his compadre have been up to with these policemen? Not selling them their knotted balloons, Surely?
Miscreants, do not end up here, at Edinburgh Castle, these days. Tourists do and quite right too.
Here's a clock dressed up for the Christmas season in one of the Edinburgh stores. Another hour to go before closing time.
Lambs have been appearing. One of the three Suffolk Ewes produced triplets. A North Country Cheviot ewe was introduced to one of the lambs to help with the milk feeds. It was amusing to see the lamb scampering between its siblings and its two mums. Here's a very recent picture of one of the Suffolk ewes with her twins.