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

31 August 2015

TAKE TWO HUNDRED b

Monday's Critters



This is the same handsome fishy who appeared a couple of weeks back. I really liked it's markings. Used the picture for reworking to put into RedBubble... watch out for it this Thursday!

30 August 2015

TAKE ONE HUNDRED AND NINETY NINE b

MOONdays

Have actually got more moon shots than sun-snaps, so am going to give you a two-4-one deal &*>

Upsizing the second one so that you can look closely... two more bright specks are there. Jupiter and Venus!

29 August 2015

TAKE ONE HUNDRED AND NINETY EIGHT b

Saturday Symmetry


There's a system to the mayhem.

28 August 2015

TAKE ONE HUNDRED AND NINETY SEVEN b




"The little reed, bending to the force of the wind, soon stands upright again when the storm has passed over."
(Aesop)

27 August 2015

TAKE ONE HUNDRED AND NINETY SIX b

It's Last Thursday of the month. Things take a walk on the wild side...


Actually, this is entirely natural and out of camera... a macro of reflections on wind-rippled water. The blue is the sky mirrored!

26 August 2015

TAKE ONE HUNDRED AND NINETY FIVE b

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

The Ringed Plover,still on the lookout.

25 August 2015

TAKE ONE HUNDRED AND NINETY FOUR b

Shipping by...

The Saga Pearl; Malta; 1981; cruise ship; 164m; 2952t.
Sailed in early one morning, sailed out again later that day... but couldn't see her for the fog! Glad I rose to meet her!

24 August 2015

TAKE ONE HUNDRED AND NINETY THREE b

Monday's Critters



We passed each other walking at Bowmore Botanic Gardens. Her name is Vashti. 

23 August 2015

TAKE ONE HUNDRED AND NINETY TWO b

SUNdays



Just a bit of fun for you today.

22 August 2015

TAKE ONE HUNDRED AND NINETY ONE b

Saturday Symmetry


Entry hall of the hothouses at Royal Botanic Gardens Edinburgh... so very Victorian!

21 August 2015

TAKE ONE HUNDRED AND NINETY b

"Since Love grows within you, so beauty grows. For Love is the beauty of the soul."
(St Augustine)


20 August 2015

TAKE ONE HUNDRED AND EIGHTY NINE b

Another Thursday... what's different today?



In Honour of Pastor Goose, Blogville's Professor of Stickology

19 August 2015

TAKE ONE HUNDRED AND EIGHTY EIGHT b

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


Jackdaws play on the June winter breeze.... yep it was coooooollllddd....


18 August 2015

TAKE ONE HUNDRED AND EIGHTY SEVEN b

Shipping by...



MV Ayress; Domenica; 1979; cargo; 80m. 1600t.

17 August 2015

TAKE ONE HUNDRED AND EIGHTY SIX b

Monday's Critters



In the hothouses at the Edinburgh Gardens there are numerous carp. 

16 August 2015

TAKE ONE HUNDRED AND EIGHTY FIVE b

SUNdays

Five minutes before this shot, I kid you not, it had been snowing. It was June. The sun broke the cloud and this vista on the Ardentinny - Loch Eck road presented itself. 

15 August 2015

TAKE ONE HUNDRED AND EIGHTY FOUR b

Saturday Symmetry


Magnificent gates at the entry to Royal Botanic Gardens Edinburgh.

14 August 2015

TAKE ONE HUNDRED AND EIGHTY THREE b

"In character, in manner, in style; in all things, the supreme excellence is simplicity."
(H W Longfellow)


13 August 2015

TAKE ONE HUNDRED AND EIGHTY TWO b

It's Thursday; you may think it an ordinary day, but round here it can take on a twist.


Sculpture at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh.

I'm thinking fish...

12 August 2015

TAKE ONE HUNDRED AND EIGHTY ONE b

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


At Rothesay castle there were a few gulls nesting. This one was way up high on the dovecote - yet had not used one of the ready made 'caves', preferring, it seems, the al fresco shelf!

11 August 2015

TAKE ONE HUNDRED AND EIGHTY b

Shipping by...


MV Burgtor; Antigua & Barbados; 1989; cargo; 87m; 3432t. Behind, the Cal-Mac ferry service Wymess Bay - Rothesay (Isle of Bute) runs to time.

10 August 2015

TAKE ONE HUNDRED AND SEVENTY NINE b

Monday's Critters


A wether contemplates lost chances...

09 August 2015

TAKE ONE HUNDRED AND SEVENTY EIGHT b

SUNdays



Sunlight through a giant leaf... sometimes it is the simple things which delight.

08 August 2015

TAKE ONE HUNDRED AND SEVENTY SEVEN b

Saturday Symmetry

Bridges are always good for a bit of symmetrical flow!

07 August 2015

TAKE ONE HUNDRED AND SEVENTY SIX b

"A picture is the expression of an impression. 
If the beautiful were not in us, how would we ever recognise it?"
(Ernst Haas)


06 August 2015

TAKE ONE HUNDRED AND SEVENTY FIVE b

New month, new Thursday; what's a-happening?


Amorphophallus Titanum; the world's largest flower. Also one of the most difficult to ever get to flower. This was at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh and I made a trip specially to see it!

READ ALL ABOUT IT HERE.

05 August 2015

TAKE ONE HUNDRED AND SEVENTY FOUR b

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


Ringed Plover... on a mission?


04 August 2015

TAKE ONE HUNDRED AND SEVENTY THREE b

Shipping by...


The SV Alba Venturer; Greenock; training yacht; 20m.

03 August 2015

TAKE ONE HUNDRED AND SEVENTY TWO b

Monday's Critters



This was taken on that one beautiful day back at the start of June when I visited Bowmore Botanic Gardens. At the pond there was no sign of fish... but plenty tadpoles!

02 August 2015

TAKE ONE HUNDRED AND SEVENTY ONE b

SUNdays


Been a shortage of the bright stuff lately so have run out of current shots.  A recycle here, from Sandeepany Sadhanalaya... heading for evening satsang, the settingsun peek-a-booed through the Ashok trees.

01 August 2015

TAKE ONE HUNDRED AND SEVENTY b

Saturday Symmetry



A garden centre visit yielded some surprising symmetry.