Posts Tagged: adam smith statue

In Between Days – 25 July 2014

“Every time I see an adult on a bicycle I no longer despair for the human race” said HG Wells. This is the first step on my post surgery recovery: learning how to get around when you aren’t allowed to cycle. Everything takes ages.

take ity easy 21 July 2014

Also I’m not allowed to travel. In Edinburgh in August that’s not a problem as the world comes to you. This year, alongside the festival, it’s the Commonwealth Games. The divers are in Edinburgh, staying at the hotel by our office and surrounded by a surprising number of policemen. police 28 July 2014 Where there are crowds there are people pretending to be statues and, oddly, other people filming them. This is a real statue of Kirkcaldy hero Adam Smith, in the Royal Mile. Smith was famously odd looking but Sandy Stoddart, the sculptor, has sorted that out. adam smith 23 July 2014

I don’t know what this self determining free marketeer might have thought about independence.

chris and pam 28 July 2014After a couple of weeks I was back to working and travelling, chatting to artist Chris Jones:

liz and simons 2 August 2014Recovered, we went to Liz & Simon’s and then to London, which is rapidly, and pleasantly, becoming the home of the cyclist.innes 5 august 2014

HG Wells would be pleased.