On Thursday 28th December the Coca Cola Christmas Truck visited the Grassmarket.
The legend of our dear Greyfriars Bobby has inspired many. But wich of the stories surrounding Greyfriars Bobby's owner is true? It is more complicated than you might think.
Anyone visiting the Grassmarket will quickly grasp that it has a gory past - for many years it was the site pf public executions. There is of course the pub ‘The Last Drop’ with its intentional double-meaning, and if you look closely at the east end you can make out the shape of a gallows marked out in the pavement.