O hushed October morning mild…

O hushed October morning mild…

October. O hushed October morning mild, Thy leaves have ripened to the fall; Tomorrow’s wind, if it be wild, Should waste them all. The crows above the forest call; Tomorrow they may form and go. O hushed October morning mild,…

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…

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.

Davaar Island and Jesus…

Davaar Island and Jesus…

Davaar Island Cave Painting of Jesus.  Painted in 1887 (in secret) by Campbeltown teacher Archibald MacKinnon. Davaar Island, Campbeltown Loch, Campbeltown, Argyll, Scotland Click here for more details.

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