Yesterday was (apparently) a nice day, and half a dozen dykers supported by Ewan Davidson from the Friends of Craiglockhart managed to make a good start on the plinths. Sadly, I couldn't be there to witness this. Today was not so nice ... the rain did stop occasionally, but the mist never cleared. Sadly, I was there to experience this. Apologies for the less than clear photos, but they do give a fairly accurate idea of the conditions.
The two plinths were about 100 yards apart, to give the best possible views: one was near the summit, facing south west: