Category Archives: Photos

Ugly is as ugly does

Last week I shocked my readers with my tirade against dandelions – so I’m amused to see that this week Kim’s photo prompt is about finding ugly things. Well, of course – as she says – beauty and ugliness are … Continue reading

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Rain

There’s a poem by Spike Milligan I’ve always loved, and I think of it often living here in rainy Glasgow: There are holes in the sky Where the rain gets in But they’re ever so small That’s why the rain … Continue reading

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Dandelions

I hate dandelions. I can’t think of one thing that’s good about them. They straggle all over our driveway and however hard we try they keep multiplying. Don’t tell me that their leaves are good in salads or tea because … Continue reading

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The best decision I ever made

I had a training course off campus today, so all week I’ve been planning to use this as an opportunity to respond to Kim’s weekly photo challenge and take photos of the path I chose to walk along. As a bonus … Continue reading

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Mud, glorious mud

My dad used to Love Flanders and Swann – so much so that we had a song book for piano – and as a wilful child I used to play their songs rather than practice my set tunes. So when … Continue reading

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Another year older

My birthday this week gave N and me an excuse to take a week off from work and head up to the Cairngorms for a few days of bird watching. At least, that was the plan. Tuesday began with a flurry … Continue reading

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Winter light

It was a glorious day today, so this afternoon N and I headed off to Ross Priory to get some winter air. It was cold down by the loch, but the light was wonderful: Lots of planes were travelling overhead: … Continue reading

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Boris the Spider

Today’s Daily Create merges perfectly into what will be week 2 of our #CLMOOC #DigiWriMo pop-up animate week. I’ve been fairly nervous of animating things from scratch so far, but I’ve been paying attention to Niall and especially a recent animation … Continue reading

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The British Library

It’s a long way to travel from Glasgow to London just for a two hour meeting, but that’s what I did yesterday. And although it was a long way to go, the thought of two longish journeys that I could … Continue reading

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Statues in the park

It is such a beautiful day today – we weegies have to celebrate these – so Niall and I pocketed our cameras and headed out to Kelvingrove. The sun was shining on the Uni tower, looking tiny here in comparison … Continue reading

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