You can’t ignore Cockenzie Power Station.
Since 1967 its twin towers have dominated the skyline of the East Lothian coast, clearly visible from Edinburgh, 10 miles away. They have become an iconic sight, symbolising an industry with a dubious environmental reputation, an oddly intimate relationship with the historic village and provoking a grudging affection.
“You don’t realise how much you like something until it’s going,” remarked a dog walker on...
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