Music · Pubs · Demolition

Gorgie sights…

It was The Green Tree, then it was Robertson’s, then it was something else, then finally, with a dreadful air of self-parody, The Gorgie Bar.
Now boarded up and with work going on inside…

Gorgie Bar Edinburgh

…to make it into a branch of the Co-op’s Funeralcare business.

It will definitely be a much more jovial and lively place than any incarnation of the pub.

Co-op Funeralcare Edinburgh Gorgie

Meanwhile, at Murrayfield stadium (aka BT Murrayfield) they’re getting so excited by the prospect of a few multi-millionaires banging out some blues-rock on June 9 that Jon Pasche’s classic two-dimensional design has once again been twisted, meretriciously, into this shadow of itself…

Rolling Stones Murrayfield Jim Pasche

Why two? Why now (well, actually a few weeks ago)? At upward of £400 for good tickets, I’ll probably not being investigating much more closely.

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