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 November 2015

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Monday's Critters



A last look at Isaac (that's him on the right of the duo) for the year. He is enjoying being at his training foster home and has the down time to play with the family's pet collie.

29 November 2015

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MOONdays



The moon's getting heavy... the year is waning.

28 November 2015

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Saturday Symmetry

(c) Yamini Ali MacLean


Raindrops on marble set up symmetrical ripples.

One from the Indian archives.

27 November 2015

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"To be wronged is nothing... unless you continue to remember it."
(Confucious)


26 November 2015

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November's Last Thursday finds many preparing for the festivities (if not already begun). Relief is now provided...






























The Victorian Urinals at Rothesay quay.

25 November 2015

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Wings on Wednesday - 

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

No introductions necessary, I trust.

24 November 2015

23 November 2015

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Monday's Critters


Wonder if I'll see any of these fellas when I am Down Under?  

22 November 2015

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(not so) SUNdays


The day the sky fell to earth...

The original was so close to monochrome, I decided just to finish the task...and add in a bright spot. The sun is up there somewhere, so it's not total fiction.

21 November 2015

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Saturday Symmetry



Terracotta pots with lattice embossing caught my lens.

20 November 2015

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"All differences in this world of degree and not of kind, because oneness is the secret of everything."
(Swami Vivekananda)




19 November 2015

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Thursday is here and brings with it thoughts of the weekend.



This is the Wind Harp at Edinburgh Gardens.

It is placed in a protected area - i.e. no wind.

It is made from an ancient Wych Elm from the gardens which had to be felled due to disease.

READ ALL ABOUT IT.

18 November 2015

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Wings on Wednesday - 

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


Greenfinches cling on in high wind.

17 November 2015

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Shipping by...

For the last few Tuesdays of the year, am going to reshare some some of my personal favourite boat and water shots.

Newhaven Harbour, Edinburgh.

16 November 2015

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Monday's Critters


This is another from the archives. The image is ten years old. As am in OZ, thought I would share a dingo with you.

15 November 2015

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SUNdays





















...the things I do to shed a little sunshine...

14 November 2015

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Saturday Symmetry



Gates can always be relied upon to provide an element of symmetry. These are to Inverleith park - right opposite the Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh.

13 November 2015

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"Hide not your talents.
They for use were made.
What's a sundial in the shade?"

(Benjamin Franklin)















Cobra Plants

12 November 2015

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Thursdays can sometimes be quite ordinary.



The Pentland Hills loom large as the back drop to the Edinburgh Skyline.

11 November 2015

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Wings on Wednesday - 

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


Eider Duck and Herring Gull.... as common as sparrows round here!

10 November 2015

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Shipping by...


MV Skog; Barbados; 1991; cargo; 99m; 3728t.

09 November 2015

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Monday's Critters


This is Licky the Lucky Puppy who escaped the IKKY SHOPPE....&*>

08 November 2015

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SUNdays

Smile among the pine trees.

07 November 2015

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Saturday Symmetry



Chinese gardens always have such natural symmetry. There is an art to the laying of the stones.

06 November 2015

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"If your happiness depends on what somebody else does, I guess you do have a problem."
(Richard Bach)


05 November 2015

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Thursday - and as the kids in UK chant.. remember remember the fifth of November, gunpowder treason and plot... (see the whole thing here)



Not fireworks. Lights at the new Forth Bridge building site taken at night, driving by. 

04 November 2015

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Wings on Wednesday - 

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



 Today's the day... am flying to OZ for a few weeks.

This is a scanned print - and a very poor one sorry... but couldn't resist the symbolism!

Kookaburras 

03 November 2015

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Shipping by...



Royal Princess; Bermuda; 2013; Cruise ship; 330m. 12512t.

These beasties are so tall, the cut off the television signal... no kidding.

02 November 2015

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Monday's Critters


I take of for OZ on Wednesday morning.  I shall be going to stay with Remus.

Well... I'll be staying with my Aussie Sri Lankan 'family' and Remus is the furson there; so I'll be staying with Remus. This piccie was taken on my last stay two years ago. You'll be seeing up to date and grown up Remus in the New Year!

01 November 2015

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SUNdays



Dawn light revealed the incoming sky-subs...