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Wild Goose Chase, a Cautionary Tale

The geese flew over this morning, honking their way South across a crystal blue sky. On the ground, plants were laced with frost, shimmering in the early morning light. The air was filled with the familiar and intimate sound of … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Happy

Here are some of the many things which make me happy. There are atleast two in every photo. This has been such a lovely challenge to take part in, as I have been smiling all the time I’ve been choosing … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Mine

I created this Daisy Heart three summers ago, so I can claim it’s mine…made with my two hands, my heart and my imagination, captured on my camera. I made it on the grass which fringes a favorite coral beach of … Continue reading

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Travel Theme: Foliage

Here is my offering for the Travel Theme Challenge: Foliage These were taken last Autumn in the Birks of Aberfeldy, in Perthshire, Scotland. This is such a stunning ancient beech forest, that it has inspired lots of poets, writers and … Continue reading

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Friendships tricky paths

The path of friendship is often long and rocky, with many twists, turns, ups and downs, but to survive must always be a joint adventure. Both halves must be able to allow the other to grow and change freely and … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Near and Far

These photos were taken on one of those atmospheric afternoons, where the sun and the clouds compete for sky, whipped along by a warm late summer wind. I love the way the sand and the sea form converging lines reaching … Continue reading

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Thistle Release – perfect timing

Yesterday we walked a remote hill in the Scottish Borders, passing Neolithic Copper mines, and a 2,000 year old broch, as we followed the course of an ancient dark river. This field of thistles was lit by the low early … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge(Free Spirit)

I took these photos while climbing the Quiraing,on the Isle of Skye this June. All mountains lift my spirit and infuse me with a sense of freedom. Its as though walking up into the clouds peels away layers of tightness … Continue reading

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Weekly photo challenge (Urban)

I took these shots wandering around central Edinburgh this Monday morning…following what would have been a typically lively night at the Festival last night. It was no surprise to find drink featuring in some 🙂 I love the idea of … Continue reading

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Edge of the Day

I walked this evening towards the setting sun, and it’s soft apricot light which filled the sky and made my heart ache with an unknown longing. It was as though I could feel the earth turning beneath my feet, and … Continue reading

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