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Paintings

Relic of a bygone era…

Relic of a bygone era…

An old carriage from the Campbeltown & Machrihanish Light Railway Company. After the closure of the railway line, many of these were left dotted around the countryside in Kintyre. A few remain…held together by the rust 🙂

The perfect blossom is a rare thing.

The perfect blossom is a rare thing.

… You could spend your life looking for one, and it would not be a wasted life. With the blossoms fast falling from the trees around here I thought this was appropriate. Everyone feels grief when cherry blossoms scatter. Might…

Innean nan Gailleann (Bay of Storms)

Innean nan Gailleann (Bay of Storms)

Probably one of my most favourite places…ever!  Just round the corner from Machrihanish. “Here in the scree, grow great quantities of a large rhubarb-leaved looking plant – the butterbur – from which the name “Gauldrons” is derived and has mistakenly…

Scart Rock and Jura from Machrihanish…

Scart Rock and Jura from Machrihanish…

Jura is an island in the Inner Hebrides of Argyll, Scotland to the North East of Islay. Both can be easily seen from Machrihanish and the West Coast of Kintyre. Scart Rock is so named for the Cormorants who generally…

No one is an artist…

No one is an artist…

…unless he carries his picture in his head before painting it, and is sure of his method and composition. Claude Monet Machrihanish as Monet might have viewed it 🙂 Machrihanish, Nr Campbeltown, Argyll, Scotland.

Autumn, Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness…

Autumn, Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness…

To Autumn Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness, Close bosom-friend of the maturing sun; Conspiring with him how to load and bless With fruit the vines that round the thatch-eves run; To bend with apples the moss’d cottage-trees, And fill…

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