Category Archives: Scotland

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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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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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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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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Celebrate the season

It’s a beautiful sunny day here in Glasgow today, so Niall and I were delighted to see that today’s Daily Create urged us to get outside and take photos of our surroundings. At the moment our pathways are carpeted with … Continue reading

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Season of mists

It’s a misty morning again today, and I am sitting here in my cozy study looking out over the garden settling into autumn, with the rowan from next door heavy with red berries, and our resident squirrel bounding across its branches. … Continue reading

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RSPB Scotland Loch Lomond

We had a day off today, and the weather was at least dry (in the morning), so N and I decided to head out to the RSPB Nature Reserve at Gartocharn – a fairly new reserve that we pass on the … Continue reading

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Blah

It’s been a fairly awful week. It should have been a restful week’s holiday around the house forgetting about work, but instead it was a stressful period that’s still not over. So Kim’s weekly challenge this week is particularly apt: Fighting the … Continue reading

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Swans

Down at the pond earlier I was taking a picture of this beautiful swan preening itself: when I noticed another swan heading towards it: Oh, hello: Getting closer: I’m off then: Uh oh: And then the attack: At which all … Continue reading

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