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Isle of Arran - Day 5

As storm Doris passes over the United Kingdom, we seem to have gotten away with it! Apparently the ferries off the Isle this morning/early afternoon were cancelled, but later in the afternoon the sun came out. 79 more words


HMS Vanguard's dramatic final departure, 1960

HMS Vanguard was not only the biggest, fastest and last of the Royal Navy’s battleships but she also had the distinction of being the last battleship ever launched when she was commissioned on May 12th 1946. 162 more words


This is Nicole’s city. The reason i am here is because nicole wanted to come back and visit where she studied for a semester years back. 1,000 more words

Spring Dreaming

It’s rather strange that I would be thinking of gardening in February, especially on this day when the snow is lightly falling. Well, so it be. 98 more words

Party Animals

 Cowgate under George IV Bridge, Old Town, Edinburgh, Scotland

This fun artwork lies under a bridge near the Grassmarket. So after looking at the main plaza were the hangings were done, if you walk under the bridge you’ll find something quite extraordinary -as long as whatever place is inside has its doors closed.

Hidden Art

Harris & Lewis Adventures

I was fortunate enough to recently go on a small trip to Harris. As a lover of beaches, the sea, islands and the west of Scotland this was one of the places I was desperate to see. 65 more words


The Quietness of Snow

Simplicity coating the world with a delicate breath,

White clean brightness

Filled with an infinite microscopic jewel of complexity.

Floating and light and ephemeral and gentle. 572 more words