Tags » Arran

Blind Tasting Competition 12: Glen Keith 20yo, 1992-2013, 49.2% - The Perfect Dram

So, trying again today. Hopefully I remember to actually save my post manually before closing my browser.

I got 20 points for region yesterday. I hope I get some more today. 481 more words


Fiddler's Bar

Back in October whenever my drouth was needing slaking after a long day out in the hills of Arran painting I would repair, with my darling wife, to… 86 more words


Bracken Burning

Black bracken burning.
Across the snow-covered hillside,
Blue smoke billows.

“Bracken Burning”, Acrylics on paper, 42x59cm.


Burning Bracken

Blue smoke billows
across the snow-covered hillside,
Black bracken burning.

“Burning Bracken”, acrylics on paper, 42x59cm.


Arran Sketchbook 4 : Cnocan Donna

Donna’s Mount or Hillside, North Glen Sannox.

Continuing my travels with a sketchbook I took on this lump of rock from the perfect one-car parking lay-by, having to reverse in thereby allowing me to get the car boot open with easy access to all my materials. 241 more words


Arran Sketchbook 3

On the North side of Glen Sannox stands the mighty Suidhe Fhearghas, or Seat of Fergus, and behind at more than 200m higher, the jagged crown of Abnail’s Castle – Caisteal Abnail. 69 more words


Torr Reamhar

On the road over to Lochranza I stop in a small car park/lay-by, set up my easel, and launch into an unaccustomed sketch A2 size rather than in a small sketchbook. 83 more words