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Machrihanish

More colourized old photos…

More colourized old photos…

Some more old images from around the area. This is a scene from a booklet of postcards showing a very busy harbour in Campbeltown. Lots of people and two steamers at the Quay. Another postcard from the same booklet. This…

The Wee Train

The Wee Train

An old advertising card for the passenger train from Campbeltown to Machrihanish, c1912. What a lovely, unhurried way to travel the short distance from Campbeltown to Machrihanish. The Train waits for the Steamer Passengers and the Steamer waits for the…

Where did it all begin?

Where did it all begin?

Stone balancing, we have all seen them or tried it at one time or another. Wikipedia calls it Rock balancing (or “stone stacking”) and says it is  an art, discipline, or hobby in which rocks are naturally balanced on top…

Sometimes…

Sometimes…

… I sits and thinks, and sometimes I just sits. Quote altered slightly and used by A.A. Milne although originally it was from an edition of Punch magazine from 1906; From a cartoon featuring a vicar’s wife talking to a…

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, and follow the sun. Quote by Sandy Gingras, Writer Image from an evenings paddling off Machrihanish. A beautiful evening paddle.

Home and love…

Home and love…

Home And Love. Just Home and Love! the words are small Four little letters unto each; And yet you will not find in all The wide and gracious range of speech Two more so tenderly complete: When angels talk in…

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