I popped into the Musselburgh branch of the Borders Scrap Store today. It's in the Fisherrow Centre, an old converted school in Musselburgh.
They have a larger branch in Selkirk in the Scottish Borders.
You can visit their Facebook page here.
The Fisherrow Centre has on display several pieces from local artist, BobbyValentine, who collects driftwood and other items he finds in the River Esk and makes them into artwork like this
After visiting the scrap store I went for a walk along the River Esk and saw swallows and house martins for the first time this year! The poor birds must have found it difficult to find insects to eat in the dull and cold conditions....
They do seem to have quite a variety of 'scrap' some handy 'stuff' to have!
All the best Jan
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