Out & About …

… on the North York Moors, or wherever I happen to be.

Day: 26 October 2021

  • The Shellycoat of Leith

    The Shellycoat of Leith

    A few days in Leith on the outskirts of Edinburgh and a chance to look out for one of Scotland’s most elusive creatures. So elusive in fact that one long term resident of Leith had never heard of the town’s watery inhabitant. Walter Scott wrote about the Shellycoat in his 1802 book ‘Ministrelsy of the […]