A perfect November day. Clear blue sky and sunshine but with a bracing wind. An ideal day for a walk around Arthur's Seat.
towers above the city -
ancient seat of kings.
We walk through trees, yews covered in berries, silver birch with their stark white and black trunks and beeches.
through the changing beech leaves -
Then onward, up the hill, the wind blowing through our hair. From the main path we have stunning views across Duddingston Loch to the Firth of Forth. While on our other side cliffs rise steeply.
Crows chase kestrel
wheeling above the hillside -
bright blue sky.