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Atmospheric Kilmartin Glen

Kilmartin Glen

Kilmartin (Cille Mhàrtainn) an area that is steeped in history and is known as having one of the largest number […]

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The view from my sofa…

the view from my sofa

…, well not mine, Jamie’s 🙂   Well worth a follow folks. Just go and read it, you can thank […]

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Where did it all begin?

Stone balancing at Machrihanish

Stone balancing, we have all seen them or tried it at one time or another. Wikipedia calls it Rock balancing […]

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Campbeltown Loch

Campbeltown Loch

Most folk will know the famous Whisky song but it would appear that few know about the poem by Archibald […]

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Sometimes…

Sometimes I sits and thinks, sometimes I just sit

… I sits and thinks, and sometimes I just sits. Quote by A.A. Milne I have always liked A.A. Milne […]

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Song Composed in August…

Heather starting to bloom in August

By Robert Burns – 1783 To the Tune: I had a horse, I had nae mair. Now westlin winds and […]

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Home and love…

Uisead Point, Machrihanish

Home And Love. Just Home and Love! the words are small Four little letters unto each; And yet you will […]

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Toto, I have a feeling we’re not in Kansas anymore.

Machrihanish Bay

Sunset at Machrihanish Bay, Machrihanish, Kintyre, Argyll, Scotland. The famous line from The Wizard of Oz (by L. Frank Baum) […]

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Wynken, Blynken and Nod

Wynken, Blynken, and Nod by Eugene Field. Image of a ship made up of the childrens poem Wynken, Blynken and Nod.

A favourite children’s poem. Wynken, Blynken, and Nod By Eugene Field Wynken, Blynken, and Nod one night Sailed off in […]

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Alone – A Poem by Edgar Allan Poe

Alone - Edgar Allan Poe

One of my favourite Edgar Allan Poe pieces. Alone – A Poem by Edgar Allan Poe From childhood’s hour I […]

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Amazing how editing images makes you feel nostalgic…

Corphin Bridge

Editing some of my photos taken last July and loved this one of the old Corphin Bridge not too far […]

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My Heart’s In The Highlands

My Heart's In The Highlands T-Shirt

Another favourite of mine by Robert Burns.. My Heart’s In The Highlands By Robert Burns – 1789 Sang to the […]

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“Elementary, my dear Watson” … Something the great Sherlock Holmes never said!

Sherlock Holmes Woven Blanket

Something the great Sherlock Holmes never said! For the discerning Sherlock Holmes fan…The Sherlock Holmes Woven Blanket Product Information: Woven […]

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What the best dressed Bushcrafter is wearing these days.

Bushcraft Value T-Shirt

Also check out Big Mac Bushcraft for  Bushcraft, Camping & Hiking News from around the UK.

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A Man’s A Man For A’ That

A Man’s A Man For A’ That

A Man’s A Man For A’ That – By Robert Burns – 1795 Is there for honest Poverty That hings […]

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Relic of a bygone era…

Railway Carriage of the Campbeltown & Machrihanish Light Railway Company.

An old carriage from the Campbeltown & Machrihanish Light Railway Company. After the closure of the railway line, many of […]

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Kintyre, It is 40 miles long and every mile is beautiful

Mull of Kintyre Lighthouse

A fantastic glimpse of Kintyre circa 1955. Includes one of the simplest and best descriptions of Kintyre; “It is 40 […]

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Innean nan Gailleann (Bay of Storms)

The Gauldrons

Probably one of my most favourite places…ever!  Just round the corner from Machrihanish. “Here in the scree, grow great quantities […]

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Great way to re-purpose something very British…

Red Phone Box

Like many other phone boxes throughout the country, this one has been turned into a small library. What a fantastic […]

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The Bluebell…

Bluebells Monet Style

The Bluebell is the sweetest flower That waves in summer air: Its blossoms have the mightiest power To soothe my […]

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Believe me, my young friend,

messing about in boats

… there is nothing – absolutely nothing – half so much worth doing as simply messing about in boats. Kenneth […]

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The sea is everything

The sea is everything

It covers seven tenths of the terrestrial globe. Its breath is pure and healthy. It is an immense desert, where […]

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Everyone must believe in something…

spring canoe maintenance

… I believe I’ll go canoeing. Henry David Thoreau

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Spring

Spring - Grape Hyacinth

Spring is nature’s way of saying, ‘Let’s party!’ Robin Williams

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Gnarly Tree

Smudge

The more often we see the things around us – even the beautiful and wonderful things – the more they […]

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The clearest way into the Universe is through a forest wilderness

The clearest way into the Universe is through a forest wilderness

The tree which moves some to tears of joy is in the eyes of others only a green thing that […]

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November

November 2012

Quick snap of the snow covered bush in the front garden the month before my life was turned upside down. […]

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September

September 2014 sunset

September 1st 2014 sunset.

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August

August 2013

August 2013 at Beer August 2013. Breakfast at Beer, Devon, on the Jurassic Coast while out on the Kayak. I […]

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July

July 2014

July 2014 Sunset

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June

June 2014

June 2014 at West Bay. Location for Broadchurch series.

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May

May 2014

May 2014 May 2014, Skye and Callum helping Granddad in the garden.

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March

March 2014

March 2014 Skye and Callum beachcombing after playing Pooh Sticks 🙂

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February

February 2015

February 2015

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January

January 2015

January 2015. Hoping to post a photo every month 🙂

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April

Cherry Blossom

Our Cherry tree in early April 2013…

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Autumn, Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness…

Autumn Mist

To Autumn Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness, Close bosom-friend of the maturing sun; Conspiring with him how to load […]

At the beach, life is different…

At the beach, life is different

… Time doesn’t move hour to hour but mood to moment. We live by the currents, plan by the tides, […]

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