This morning I saw and sketched as the ice melted away in Granton Harbour
On the school run the kids and I noticed how the masts of the boats were all at wonky angles and the water was frozen over.
The sun was strong and although it was bitterly cold I headed out onto the Granton breakwater, a small stone wall in the sea that protects the boats from the strong waves from the east.
Inside the harbour there was a thin layer of frozen water and all the boats and buoys were sitting on top, as if placed there by a giant.
I sat and sketched for about 20 minutes until the water had thawed and my fingers had frozen!