Canongate Stars and Stories
an illuminated literary walk
through Edinburgh’s Old Town
Just round the corner from Robert Graham 1874, a plaque at Boyd’s entry – named for the proprietor of The White Horse, James Boyd – commemorates the event.
The now famous trip was just one chapter in a long friendship which would result in Boswell’s celebrated biography Life of Johnson.
Every writer has his use– Samuel Johnson
Did You Know?
“Oats: A grain, which in England is generally given to horses, but in Scotland supports the people.”
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