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"Those of us for whom the most extravagant promises of this land have become a reality are, I think, required to seek appropriate expressions of their gratitude." - Sol Linowitz

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Study Grave-stones at the Historic Dean Cemetery.

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Visit the grave of John Bellany, Artist [masked]). There is no need to place flowers, you can leave a bottle of wine, because that is what John would have liked.
Entrance at the Dean Cemetery Gate, Dean Path. Opened in 1846 as the fashionable resting place of the capitals great and good.
There is access to Modern Art Two from the cemetery.
At 12:00pm I shall be seated on the Central path-way of the cemetery.

Draw and study the Sculpture Garden of Modern One.

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Femme and Personnage by Joan Miro, Roman Standard by Tracey Emin, Reclining Figure by Henry Moore and a Conversation with Magic Stones by Barbara Hepworth.
At 12:00pm I shall be seated outside the entrance of the Gallery.

Sketching at Leith Harbour.

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From the Kings Wark, walk towards the Queens Dock, past the old Signal Tower (built in 1685) to the Merchant Navy Memorial. On the left, the "Seated Figure" and the Harpoon Gun. At 12:00pm I shall be seated next to the "Figure" facing the city.
In Greek Mythology, those who drink from the "waters of Lethe" will experience forgetfulness and oblivion.

Drawing or Painting at the "Secret Garden".

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In 1963 Doctors Andrew and Nancy Neil created the "Secret Garden" on the edge of Duddingston Loch, behind the 12th century Kirk. At 12:00pm I shall be seated in the garden facing Duddingston Loch.
It is one of the most remarkable gardens in Scotland. Entrance is at the Car Park on Duddingston Road or by the Manse gate on Old Church Lane.

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Drawing and Painting at the Botanics.

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