Category Archives: midlothian artist photos

Mayfield Haiku

Mayfield Haiku Collaborative artworks by Midlothian Artist in Residence Susan T Grant and residents of Mayfield & Easthouses, created as part of the two year pArtners reside residency, funded by Creative Scotland and Coalfields Regeneration Trust and supported by Midlothian Council and Edinburgh Sculpture … Continue reading

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Mayfield Haiku & IPod X-Ray: Collaborative artworks launch

Before my tantalising last 5 Top Ten choices, an invite to the first of the Reside art launch events! Next Saturday 10th November as below, or preview and purchase the book online here… A worthy Christmas Gift for any loved … Continue reading

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PLAY: Treehouse

On the subject of treehouses, one of my very favourite structures is this small but perfectly formed structure tucked away behind the West Church of Charles Taylor Woodwork. Easily missed, I spotted it one day by chance. The shape of a … Continue reading

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SHELTER: The council house

In this age of tensions between deficit reductions, benefit cuts and housing crisis, the value of our welfare state this last century is brought into focus. In a global context, is there anything more humane and charitable than a system that, at … Continue reading

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Central Stores

“I love the Central Workshops at the Lady Victoria Colliery. They’re not pretty but they have played an important part in the story of mining in Midlothian. It’s where machinery got mended and made and the museum now uses one … Continue reading

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Half circle window

“My favourite building is above and to the right of WH Smith. It’s a little narrow piece of the High Street architecture. At the top of the gable, there’s a little half circle window. It used to have writing on the … Continue reading

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Home Sweet Home

Young people from Loanhead Miners did light drawings of their homes, using torches and long photographic exposures. Clockwise, from top left: Nathan Wallace, 13: “I like my mate Kayleigh’s house because it’s big, so it’s good for hide and seek. Her … Continue reading

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