The Roaring Twenties

The Roaring Twenties

A change from the colourised photos of recent posts. It’s 1920 and postwar Britain was slowly recovering from the horrors of the ‘War to end all wars’. They were also enjoying the peace and for some, the prosperity. This is…

This is fast becoming an obsession…

This is fast becoming an obsession…

This began as a curiosity to see how some of these amazing photos would look colourised. It is heading towards an obsession now. Original unedited Images can be viewed in the Macgrory Collection, Argyll & Bute Council.

Campbeltown Loch

Campbeltown Loch

Most folk will know the famous Whisky song but it would appear that few know about the poem by Archibald Munro M. A. Campbeltown Loch. What lamp in the sky, what planet or star, O’er a haven more lovely its…

Wynken, Blynken and Nod

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 a wooden shoe,— Sailed on a river of crystal light Into a sea of dew. “Where are you going, and…

Amazing how editing images makes you feel nostalgic…

Amazing how editing images makes you feel nostalgic…

Editing some of my photos taken last July and loved this one of the old Corphin Bridge not too far from the Mull of Kintyre, Argyll, Scotland. Edited the photo to make it look like it was taken 100 years…

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

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

Something the great Sherlock Holmes never said! For the discerning Sherlock Holmes fan…The Sherlock Holmes Woven Blanket Product Information: Woven blanket can be used as a soft and warm blanket or as a wall tapestry. Dimensions: 48″ x 57.5″ Material:100…

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