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Bay Sunset

A very calm evening and a winter sky over the river Dee where it meets Kirkcudbright Bay that’s in stark contrast to some of the very stormy conditions that we experienced in the early part of this year.


Homage to Caledonia

And so it belongs to the ages: the most momentous event in the history of the United Kingdom, and certainly of Scotland, for many decades. If you can be certain of one thing at this very moment, it’s that the first versions of the history of the Scottish independence referendum are already being written. 2,920 more words

Back from holidays!

Our blogger has returned from a glorious sunny week in South West Scotland, during the election for Independence Рwhile the North East has suffered under a blanket of fog.   108 more words

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


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


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