|The dark and gothic Edinburgh skyline|
It is impossible to be in Edinburgh and not think of gothic horror stories. The skyline is hopelessly romantic, all dark tracery cut into stone towers jutting out over the city. Just being there sets the imagination off.
|The Scott Monument, a Victorian Gothic monument|
to Scottish author Sir Walter Scott
|The Frankenstein Pub pays homage to Mary Shelley's classic gothic horror story|
You can see that Harry Potter might have been very different had JK Rowling written it in a cafe in London or Dublin instead of here.
|The Elephant House cafe, beloved of authors, where Harry Potter was born.|
|Diagon Alley in the Potter films|
|Edinburgh is an enchanted gothic wonderland full of arches, crowns, Stags, Unicorns|
and spooky gates that beckon you inwards - if you dare.
|Doctor Who is represented in Edinburgh too|
|I fell in love with the city. |
There are evenancient pink timbered houses!