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Still Life

A reworking of an old favourite of mine taken in Colin Saul’s amazing shed.

Colin is one of the activists behind the Art & Crafts Trail that takes place in Kirkcudbright at the beginning of August each year and he is an ardent believer in the arts being accessible to all. 53 more words



Last Sunday was my wife’s birthday and we had a wonderful day. The weather was perfect, so in the morning the grandchildren played in the paddling pool on the lawn, and then we went out for lunch at the Arden House Hotel. 156 more words


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The Kirkyard in Kirkcudbright

The site of St Cuthbert’s Kirk lies in the older part of the kirkyard in Kirkcudbright. The ancient church was dedicated to Saint Cuthbert, the patron saint of Anglian kingdom of Northumbria. 116 more words


Just back From... Kirkcudbright

I have visited Scotland a few times, but never Dumfries and Galloway. I’d heard good things about the region, not least that they have some good gardens on account of it being near the Gulf Stream so the climate is warm, wet and mild – i.e. 265 more words


Garden Portrait: Broughton House and Gardens

Broughton House stands on the north west side of Kirkcudbright’s attractive High Street not far from the town’s harbour and Maclellan’s Castle. The house and its extensive garden are cared for by the National Trust for Scotland and the house is of particular interest because it was purchased by the noted artist… 114 more words



I will get around to writing a post about this lovely little town in Dumfries and Galloway, but in the meantime, enjoy this photo of the harbour at high tide. 24 more words