The thread about the Second Day of Christmas; a Leith Dovecot connection
The thread about William Roy’s “Great Map” of Scotland and what details we can see of mid-18th century Leith on it
The thread about the East Foul Burn; the long forgotten rivulet of East Edinburgh which carried away most of the sewage of the Old Town, turning it to an industriously productive use on its way
The thread about the ever growing and changing boundaries of Edinburgh over the last 600 years and some local burghs you perhaps never knew existed
The thread about Hawkhill (the hill that isn’t there) and Hawkhill House (the house that isn’t there) and the marvellous things that once went on there
The thread about the lost opportunity to create a “High Line” through Leith, 30 years before New York did it
The thread about Lochend Loch, why it is named after itself and why the Council tried to fill it in but found that they couldn’t
The thread about Jock’s Lodge, how it got its name and who “Jock” was (or was not)
The thread about Marionville, the house that thread built and one time home to the unfortunate “Fortunate Duellist”
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