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Paddling with the Dog

A calm afternoon at Doon Bay. The holiday makers have departed and the beach has been returned to just the few locals who visit here. The sound of barking echoes along the shore as a man and his dog enjoy a frolic in the water. 33 more words


Wave Worn

You can sense why people can refer to the ‘Earth Mother’. The eroded rock here is almost animate.

As a child I can remember staring at the weave of an old rug and in it I could see dozens of faces. 57 more words


Through the Gate

As I write this it was just three weeks ago there were leaves on the trees and there was warm sunshine.

Three weeks pass and all have gone. 149 more words


The Track to Auchenflower

A late afternoon sun bathes the landscape, as busybody clouds bustle along, trying to assert their presence by dumping rain near Torrs Point.

They look rather irritable clouds, but they only managed a few spatters on the windscreen as I drove home.


Trip to Kirkcudbright and Dumfries

No blog last week as we were in Dubai – see next week’s blog. On a recent visit to my sister in Dumfries, we went to the attractive town of Kirkcudbright (Pr Kirk – ood – bri). 263 more words


Dundrennan Abbey (Scotland 2013)

Dundrennan Abbey, in Dundrennan, Scotland, near to Kirkcudbright, was a Cistercian monastery in the Romanesque architectural style, established in 1142 by Fergus of Galloway, King David I of Scotland (1124–53), and monks from Rievaulx Abbey. 279 more words

Scotland Gallery

Autumn Meadow

After yesterday’s post from a hot and dusty India, this piece of a Scottish dew covered pasture presents quite a contrast with those bone dry sandstone cliffs of Badami.