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Winter Walk

When we lived in Birmingham in the 1960s we had some terrible winter smogs. I can remember driving home one night and the fog was so dense my girlfriend had to walk in front of the car. 95 more words

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Millburn Street

A low December sun catches house fronts and silhouettes a figure crossing Millburn Street. I like how this viewpoint emphasises the curve of the road as it passes over the top of the hill which is not something you would ordinarily notice.

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Cairnsmore of Fleet

Some winter colour, just to prove that the sun does shine here even in the winter.

This is a favourite view of mine as the road drops down from Gilroanie towards Kirkcudbright Bay and today it included the lovely aspect of Cairnsmore of Fleet covered in snow. 27 more words

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Lonesome Pines

The coast road takes you through the village of Auchencairn at the head of this bay and the view was taken from Torr House looking toward the offshore wind farm in the middle of the Solway with the snow covered mountains of the Lake District, Cumbria, England, just visible in the distance.

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Galloway Hedgerows

A view that encourages me to look forward to the delights of springtime on a day when we awoke to some snow, and while I was working in the garage later in the morning, more snow descended, but this time thick and heavy. 25 more words

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Balmangan Glen

On my regular visits to see my dear old Dad, I pass along this winding route through Balmangan Glen several times each week. Balmangan is on the road as you climb out of the village of Dundrennan with its ruinous Abbey, and before you reach the viewpoint across the beautiful rolling hills of Galloway toward the mountains of Cumbria. 176 more words

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Winter Haze

I’m not quite sure what made me choose this image for use on the blog……..you may say that it’s perfectly obvious…..the low sun, the shadows across the foreground, the smoke from chimneys drifting across the roof tops, the coloration, and the detail of the sky………but in the original file they were only a slight potential… 64 more words

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