Literary Edinburgh

A collection of literary connections with the city of Edinburgh. Some people like to read about the city they're visiting before they travel. Others look for inspiration for their own literary endeavours. Edinburgh is rich in inspiration and reference material.
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The 100 Most Beautiful Words in English - Imgur.  Very cool; need to memorize some of these to use as I speak with fellow human beings.  It will be funny to confuse some of them because I haven't heard of some of these words myself LOL

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The 100 Most Beautiful Words in the English Language. Not sure why or how these are considered the most beautiful words in the English language but I am a fan of fun words

John Peploe    Still Life with a Brown Crock    1917-18. (anyone remember Alexander McCall Smith's "Peploe," stashed in a closet? And how the painting became a character in the story?)

'Still Life with a Brown Crock' by Scottish Post-Impressionist painter John Peploe via still life quick heart

[Map] Literature Map of the World(5735×2913) - Imgur

[Map] Literature Map of the World(5735×2913)

Literature Map of the World // Books / Reading / Literature / Literary / Topography / Maps / Authors / Classics /

Dundas Street, Edinburgh, where Isabel has her coffee (streets in the 44 SCOTLAND Street series)

Dundas Street, Edinburgh, where Isabel has her coffee (streets in the 44 SCOTLAND Street series)

Ewan & Lucy Maud Montgomery in Scotland on honeymoon, 1911. Glasgow ...The Macdonalds had three sons, the second of whom was stillborn.

Ewan Lucy Maud Montgomery in Scotland on honeymoon, Glasgow .The Macdonalds had three sons, the second of whom was stillborn.

Lucy Maud Montgomery - who spent her honeymoon visiting Scotland.

Lucy Maud Montgomery wrote far more than the Anne of Green Gables series. Her "Emily of New Moon" series is my favorite.

'Kidnapped' starring Michael Caine and Lawrence Douglas - part filmed in Culross, Fife

Kidnapped (1971)

Michael Caine starred as Alan Breck in the 1971 film adaption.

St Bernards Well, Stockbridge, Edinburgh. And right on your own door step. Mentioned in the 44 SCOTLAND Street series.

And right on your own door step. Mentioned in the 44 SCOTLAND Street series.

Allan Foster - The Literary Traveller In Edinburgh, The Literary Traveller In Scotland

Allan Foster - The Literary Traveller In Edinburgh, The Literary Traveller In Scotland

They were crossing the Meadows... a tribute to Muriel Spark's The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie

They were crossing the Meadows. a tribute to Muriel Spark's The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie

Hamilton Place, Stockbridge. A street in the 44 SCOTLAND Street series.

Hamilton Place, Stockbridge. A street in the 44 SCOTLAND Street series.

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