Along The East Coast of Scotland as the sea separates Edinburgh (where my parents grew up) and Fife (where I was born), there is South Queensferry, a name quite literally derived from a place where a Queen looked at the liquid hurdle and thought “You know what? we should probably get a ferry” 

Saint Margaret of Scotland (the queen in question) died over 900 years ago. There is talk of naming the next bridge after her. Well… the voting is under way, out of the five names available my vote is for a “Queensferry Bridge”

The Picture above is the 120-something year old Forth Rail Bridge. There is a younger Road Bridge across this water way and the next bridge will be a road bridge too. 

But who cares about all that. My Mum’s sister, Julie, and I went to Cramond Island (along the same coast). 
I took a bunch of pictures. 

Big Ass, Fish, Rock Thingy

Cramond Island with its, crumbling, low-tide-only, walkway

Low-tide-only walkway. It was super cold. We bumped into a young family that my aunty knew. Their young boy looked at his Mum, shivering, and said 
“This is my worst day ever”. haha

Made it! View of The Edinburgh coast. People are often rescued from here because they horse about on the Island and forget that the tide comes in, stranding themselves. 

The Forth Road and Rail Bridge peeking out from behind the Edinburgh Coast Line (on the left). Fife is in the distance on the right.

I'm a Carpenter from New Zealand. I completed a Carpentry apprenticeship and decided to build something on every continent. I started this blog so I could share the journey with people!

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