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Kay Ribbens - hatmaker

One of the delights of ‘Spring Fling’ (for more on this, see here), is coming across a lovely welcome, such as this one for Minette Bell Macdonald’s studio near Lockerbie. 474 more words

Day's End

The pace of life has slowed and the evenings have a chill about them so it’s time to light the fire and prepare the supper. 9 more words


Mill Burn

The Mill Burn is secretive in its little valley as it sneaks past the golf course and descends towards the old mill which is long abandoned. 19 more words


Stormy Weather

A late May scene in Kirkcudbright Bay, Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland.

Admittedly some of the drama may be mine in this monochrome image, but with the sunlight catching the foaming sea it’s easy to see why the rest of the picture is much darker in contrast.


Kirkcudbright Marina

A late afternoon view of the Dee Estuary and Kirkcudbright Marina taken at low tide in January. There’s a melancholy quality to wintertime photos that I like for their moody feel, but at least this one is enlivened by having a blue sky.


Searching For Summerisle

Growing up, The Wicker Man was one of those films I had heard about but never had the chance to see. It was an obscure title that seemed a world away from Elm Street or Camp Crystal Lake, something that belonged to an older age of horror, more myth than reality. 930 more words


Ross Bay

Ross Bay lies on the west side of Kirkcudbright Bay. It is a quiet and isolated spot and is rarely visited despite its close proximity to the small town of Kirkcudbright.