Tag Archives: Scotland

Seal of Approval

Seal Of Approval A new friend with expertise in archaeology and anthropology (and a lovely sense of humour) took me to a part of the island of Luing I’d only observed from the road some 60-70 metres above, a few … Continue reading

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Time Out

Time Out I’m a lucky so-and-so; when I’m looking for time out I’m often treated to good weather. It doesn’t come better than this. I suppose I could be sweltering on some hot, expensive beach abroad..but it means far more … Continue reading

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How Sweet It is

How Sweet It is After a lovely evening the next day seemed set for fair weather and so it turned out. There’s a quiet beauty about Galloway at this transition between seasons.. when winter, spring and summer together vie for … Continue reading

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Take Your Breath Away

Take Your Breath Away There are days that do that. Days that begin well, and get better and better. By afternoon the weather gave up being unco-operative and joined in. Soon it too was causing a shortage of breath. Along … Continue reading

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The Voice Of Water

The Voice Of Water On the shores of Dumfries and Galloway and along Scotland’s sweeping coastline.. it is hard to picture the massive islands formed of matted plastic bags – some the size of whole countries – reported to be … Continue reading

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Humour Me A While

Humour Me A While I could ask you to humour me.. While I go on about the landscape round here. While I go on about my health, and yours.. and the weather. While I rant about the news (negative) or … Continue reading

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A Creature Of Hobbit

A Creature Of Hobbit No doubt some will not approve of yet another pun in the title – my advice is off you go and treat yourself to another crispy-creme doughnut.. here’s the reason “why”.. I rely on a large … Continue reading

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Singing The Blues

Singing The Blues I never feel blue when I’m singing, even singing blues is enjoyable (not an indication of proffiency). At least, this time I’ve resisted my child-like tendencies by not calling it Zinging The Blues. I’ve been re-working landscape … Continue reading

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Ends In High Places

Ends In High Places After an unusually busy month I needed no inducement to spend 24 hours visiting a part of Scotland I haven’t seen for around 20 years – Peebleshire – a forested land once home to wildcat, bear, … Continue reading

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I Can See Clearly Now

I Can See Clearly Now I can see clearly now… Change is long overdue. Reflecting the widening remit of the blog – I’ll now be photographing, painting and writing about all of Scotland. Beautiful and mesmerising, it deserves nothing less. … Continue reading

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