Tag Archives: Scotland

Herons

Herons are beautiful birds. So big -huge wings and very distinctive in flight. When on the ground they often blend into the background, but here are some pictures I’ve taken this month. This one down at Victoria Park: Victoria Park … Continue reading

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Lagnakiel

A holiday. A month ago it didn’t seem possible, but here we are, staying in a lodge outside Oban. Beautiful views: Lots of birds – like this heron hunting outside our window: And this one down by the shore: At … Continue reading

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Write Out

As anyone who lives in Glasgow will tell you, Glaschu means “dear green place” in Scottish Gaelic. And I feel very lucky to live in a vibrant city that has so many parks. Kelvingrove is the one I visit most, … Continue reading

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Monday Feldgang

As I walked up the path to work today I looked to my right, and noticed some more flowers. Some are cultivated, the others are native. All are lovely.

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The Lion and the Unicorn

The lion and the unicorn were fighting for the crown … A pause in my day to think about today’s Feldgang. The noise of the stonemasons reminded me that this staircase is being repaired. The lion, of course, stands for … Continue reading

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Morning flowers

Between the main road and Professors’ Square is a pathway with wild flowers growing on either side of it. I always appreciate them, today I stopped and took a few pics with my phone

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Arran

A quick trip over to Arran at the weekend with Flora McPuffin. She had a lovely time seeing all the diverse birds over there.

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Dots, dots everywhere

Today’s dots – a freshly baked batch of oatcakes. Time is of the essence with these – they need to be quickly mixed together and rolled out while the dough is still warm, else the mixture sets and becomes unworkable. … Continue reading

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Pollok Park

A trip out today to Pollok Park. Virginia creeper around the Edwardian House: Standing on a bridge over the river Cart Zooming in: Looking for horses that bite and kick: Autumn is here, but this Indian Balsam is still flowering … Continue reading

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Shetland

Back from a quick weekend break to Shetland. The views from our hotel window in Lerwick was amazing:Niall spent a lot of time looking at divers and working out what they were: We didn’t see many Shetland ponies, but here … Continue reading

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