For the duration of this notice, unless otherwise stated, all images have been trawled from my photographic archives... pandemic times have curtailed camera times!!!

30 June 2015

TAKE ONE HUNDRED AND THIRTY EIGHT b

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Can't tell you any more than what you see here...

29 June 2015

TAKE ONE HUNDRED AND THIRTY SEVEN b

Monday's Critters

You can't beat a laze around in the arvo... even if it is almost zero degrees!!!

28 June 2015

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MOONdays

Again we reach the end of a month...


27 June 2015

TAKE ONE HUNDRED AND THIRTY FIVE b

Saturday Symmetry


A simple church door. Love the colours of the stone...

26 June 2015

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"Rare is the union of beauty and purity."
(Juvenal)


25 June 2015

TAKE ONE HUNDRED AND THIRTY THREE b

Last Thursday of the month - even more random...



When 'chasing' one of the container ships, wasn't paying attention to the fact I was standing in my lounge... result? Through my double glazing, in the bow window, then through both 'bows' of the neighbour's double glazed windows and then messing with branches.... but you can still see the containers!!!

24 June 2015

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Wings on Wednesday -

YAM's take on the good, the bad, the ugly and the downright hilarious in respect to photographing birds.



Slipper-ing and slidy-fying...


SQUAAAAAKKK!! Misfire...

23 June 2015

TAKE ONE HUNDRED AND THIRTY ONE b

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KY 227 "Guide Me" fishing vessel.  The KY stands for Kirkcaldy registration, which is East Scotland, but this one seems to be berthed in Gourock.









22 June 2015

TAKE ONE HUNDRED AND THIRTY b

Monday's Critters



Despite the sun, these little lambies absolutely need their wooly jumpers, 'coz the wind was spitting ice chips!

21 June 2015

TAKE ONE HUNDRED AND TWENTY NINE b

SUNdays



A wider view of that rosy dawn I showed you a couple of Thursday's back... (from the kitchen window).

20 June 2015

TAKE ONE HUNDRED AND TWENTY EIGHT b

Saturday Symmetry

At Kilmun Church stands this structure... there was no info as to purpose.

19 June 2015

TAKE ONE HUNDRED AND TWENTY SEVEN b




"A lack of transparency results in distrust and deep sense of insecurity."
(Dalai Lama)

18 June 2015

TAKE ONE HUNDRED AND TWENTY SIX b

Thursdays are devoted to randomness...



There is a village over by the Holy Loch which I visited for the first time last month...

Who knew there was such history here?!!

Trouble was, it was closed. So if you are interested CLICK HERE.

17 June 2015

TAKE ONE HUNDRED AND TWENTY FIVE b

Wings on Wednesday -

YAM's take on the good, the bad, the ugly and the downright hilarious in respect to photographing birds.




Jackdaws are fairly common here. They mate for life and are truly devoted couples!  You can read a very good description HERE.


As you can see, the piccies were taken in late Spring, just before the 'big burst' of foliage which now hides the birds.

16 June 2015

TAKE ONE HUNDRED AND TWENTY FOUR b

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Scheldegracht; The Netherlands; 2000; general cargo; 172m; 21250t.

15 June 2015

TAKE ONE HUNDRED AND TWENTY THREE b

Monday's Critters



"...What???"

14 June 2015

TAKE ONE HUNDRED AND TWENTY TWO b

SUNdays



...same day of golden dawn as you saw yesterday - different angle...

13 June 2015

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Saturday Symmetry



A different dawn, golden and 'braw'... Dunoon High Kirk's spire cutting Gothic against the glow.

12 June 2015

TAKE ONE HUNDRED AND TWENTY b

"Your spirit is your true shield."
(Morihei Ueshiba)


11 June 2015

TAKE ONE HUNDRED AND NINETEEN b

Thursday... random display!



05:30h on the 7th May... red sky on that morning heralded a return to winter!!! We have been battling single digit temperatures, hail, sleet and plenty rain not to mention gale force winds some days... It was a pretty thing though...

10 June 2015

TAKE ONE HUNDRED AND EIGHTEEN b

Wings on Wednesday -

YAM's take on the good, the bad, the ugly and the downright hilarious in respect to photographing birds.



Oystercatchers huddle against the icy breeze at Toward Point. They are well disguised against the shingle shore...


A closer view...

09 June 2015

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One of those rare, clear-air days when I could see all the way 'doon the watter'... to Hunterston point.

Samjohn Legacy; Greece; 2010; Bulk Carrier; 292m; 180726t

08 June 2015

TAKE ONE HUNDRED AND SIXTEEN b

Monday's Critters




Looked out my window and spotted this old boy and his Man sauntering past. It was slow going...

07 June 2015

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SUNdays

























These showed up recently on the Symmetry tab... this angle allowed them to shift into SUNdays...

06 June 2015

TAKE ONE HUNDRED AND FOURTEEN b

Saturday Symmetry
























Nothing says 'derelict' quite so much as the Victorian structure...

05 June 2015

TAKE ONE HUNDRED AND THIRTEEN b




"Perspective is everything when you are experiencing the challenges of life."
(Joni E.Tada)

04 June 2015

TAKE ONE HUNDRED AND TWELVE b

It's Thursday... the day of randomness...



It doesn't take much sunshine to encourage the yachters round here... Doesn't matter that it is five degrees centigrade.......

03 June 2015

TAKE ONE HUNDRED AND ELEVEN b

Wings on Wednesday
YAM's take on the good, the bad, the ugly and the downright hilarious of photographing birds.



Yes, it's a gull... sigh...

02 June 2015

TAKE ONE HUNDRED AND TEN b

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MV Muros; Spain; 2007; general cargo; 89m; 4489t.

01 June 2015

TAKE ONE HUNDRED AND NINE b

Monday's Critters



A long way off but no cat can escape the YAMarazzi!!