Saturday, 26 September 2015

Going, going

Thousands of people came to watch the twin chimneys come down.  Cars lined up along the A1 and the coast roads, car parks were crammed.  Nobody paid and displayed.  

Onlookers stood along the beaches, and precariously on the rocks jutting out into the sea!  Chancy, with an incoming tide!
Fishing boats lined up, a safe distance from Cockenzie Harbour.
On the dot of 12 noon, the two chimneys lurched towards each other, in a fond farewell,
Two loud explosions, and the twins were gone.

Monday, 28 September 2015
 The view just isn't the same.  There's definitely something missing!

1 comment:

  1. Wow!
    Amazing photo of them lurching together!
    Sad day but quite magical to see the event!
    When we visited you all the time before our recent trip.... Willem was rather in awe of them... He thought they looked like two giant cigarettes!
    We all have our different opinions! I have to say they were a reassuring image on the route back and forth between you and Edinburgh but I have a feeling the new view will be quickly appreciated! ❤️Xx