Friday, 3 October 2008

Royal Mile 21 - Canongate Kirkyard

At the back of Canongate Kirk there is a large atmospheric churchard with great views onto the back of Calton Hill. Famous citizens buried here include the economist Adam Smith, Robert Burns' Clarinda and Mary Queen of Scots' murdered secretary David Rizzio.

3 comments:

Jackie said...

What a lovely shot. Cemeteries definitely come out better in B&W.

babooshka said...

Fascinating history to go with such a stark image. Could only be mono. This screamed out of the portal to be looked at

Petrea said...

I remember the story of Rizzio's murder. Amazing to touch the past so directly here.