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Ancient Dunbar

   Sitting away to the far east of East Lothian, is the remains of a very ancient fort and port, which has been at the heart of power struggles for almost 1,000 years. Its strategic position at the mouth of … Continue reading

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Mountainous Masterpiece

There’s a place on the north easterly tip of the Isle of Skye, where the rocks of the earth have been chiseled and carved into astonishing peaks and crags. Nature had been practising and improving as she moved ever northwards, … Continue reading

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Here comes the Sun…..we hope

Well the weather has been so miserable here in Scotland for the past week, that I don’t think we have even seen a glimmer of sunlight. It’s not that it’s been raining all the time, but that the sky is … Continue reading

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If you go down in the woods today……

I was visiting the Botanic Gardens today, when I found this spooky collection of botanicals. From a distance I thought the jars held preserved creatures. The collection covered several walls, this is just a small sample, and it set the … 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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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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Weekly Photo Challenge (Everyday Life)

Originally posted on Bouncing Beardies:
Everyday these two love to get their paws wet, and play catch in the water, either in the sea or in the river. They never get bored with it, and would probably play forever. The…

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