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Scotland trips

In May of 2013, I took advantage of the Sun holidays for £9.50 and booked a caravan holiday near Pitlochry – actually at Linn of Tumel. 739 more words

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Hanging around

Today’s guest picture comes from the phone of Dropscone’s eldest son, young Dropscone.  He has been here on holiday and was out on one of our hills recently when this Hercules flew past at head height. 706 more words

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Recovery

Today’s guest picture shows a splendid book bench in London.  My sister Mary sent me the photo.  It celebrates ‘The Railway Children’   (My eldest sister Susan took some  pictures of other examples of these benches and you can see them on one of her posts… 665 more words

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The first day of autumn

Today’s guest picture is another view from a walk on the veldt which was kindly sent to me by Tom from South Africa.  He was excited by the fact the the valley bottom is covered in vineyards. 742 more words

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Listening to my legs

Today’s guest picture shows a Venetian scene.  My daughter is there, working at the Venice Film Festival.  It’s tough to work in these conditions but she puts up with it. 558 more words

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All's well that ends well

Today’s guest picture is the result of the purchase by my younger son of a 50mm prime lens for his camera with his birthday money.  When he told me about it, I assumed that he was going to be taking striking street photographs of Edinburgh but oddly enough, he had a different aim in mind.   835 more words

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Farewell to Bertha

Today’s guest picture comes from Fiona, my Newcastle correspondent, and shows an entry in the Kettlewell Scarecrow competition. Some of the scarecrows may in fact be her children. 862 more words

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