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Wistful Thinking

Wistful Thinking

Not long before the recent visit of my son and his family from their home in Japan, I had noticed, with astonishment, that the 11 yr old Japanese Wisteria grown over the west-facing wall of my house, Larglea, was producing buds for the second time this year – which it has never done before. 223 more words

The Sunday Outing

This sylvan setting is actually right in the centre of town on the Moat Brae which overlooks the harbour and the River Dee. Previously I have posted a view of a fine… 175 more words

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Time Worn

Hmmm, I spoke yesterday about remembering those hot leather seats in my father’s car when I was a child. I think it’s likely that my father’s car would look like this today, if it were still around and it too would have shiny, split and worn leather seats. 51 more words

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The Open Road

This photo was taken as I drove home from visiting the old folk and it was taken as the road drops down from the ridge at Gillroanie towards the inlet of Kirkcudbright Bay. 160 more words

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Kirkcudbright Harbour

rust

noun

  1. a reddish- or yellowish-brown flaking coating of iron oxide that is formed on iron or steel by oxidation, especially in the presence of moisture.

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Leaning

Pugnacious pirouetting Peugeot, purring powerfully, plunges past.

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Whizz

This photo is a clip from a short video…… short because…… well, he went past in about two and a half seconds….

….. which accounts for a lack of sharpness in the car…… and the image is a combination of a couple of the video frames, an experiment to see if I could give the car more whizz…

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