For the duration of this notice, unless otherwise stated, all images have been trawled from my photographic archives... 2020 was not my most prolific camera year, so have some catching up to do!!!

31 May 2016

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Shipping by...



Another from Amble Harbour - winter drydock!

30 May 2016

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Monday's Critters.



Bertie investigates Ettrick Beach. Good camo, lad!

29 May 2016

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MOONdays



The evening was hazy, but bright...

28 May 2016

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Saturday Symmetry.


Amble Harbour, Northumbria; sea wall and broken down pier.

27 May 2016

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"I feel we are all islands in a common sea."
(A M Lindbergh)


26 May 2016

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Last Thursday of the month. Let's take a shift in perspective.



The lights of Wymess Bay, far across the Clyde Firth.

25 May 2016

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



Bullfinch. Now on the UK 'amber' warning list; reduced population. Rare to see in cities. This one was singing mournfully atop the cherry tree in my father's Edinburgh garden.

24 May 2016

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Shipping by...


Not the sharpest shot I've ever take, but this ocean-going row boat on the far side of the Amble harbour caught my attention.

23 May 2016

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Monday's Critters.


St Andrew'sCross spider, a common beastie in Aussie gardens.

22 May 2016

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SUNdays



Interior of St Mary's, Newton-by-the-Sea... what a pearler! (Yes, that's the sun through there...)

21 May 2016

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Saturday Symmetry



The exterior canopy at Barter Books, Alnwick, Northumbria, with the Tenantry Column in the background.

20 May 2016

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"Give light and the darkness will disappear of itself."
(Erasmus)

19 May 2016

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Another Thursday to look at things differently.


When I was on the ferry last month, the place was running hot with 'fuzz'... we were all handed 'keep alert' posters. Certainly, there may be a chance of boats sneaking unnoticed up the Clyde... and Dunoon does have its attractions...

18 May 2016

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



Welcome Swallow - an antipodean member of the swallow family. 

17 May 2016

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Shipping by...


The Nimrod is but 16m in length, yet tackles the high seas out of Amble, Northumbria to bring in fresh fish each day.

16 May 2016

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Monday's Critters



One of my 'make do' critters; an antique Arabian, cast bronze, stunningly beautiful. Not mine. Too big to slip in my suitcase...so still at home in Queensland!

15 May 2016

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SUNdays



Early April sunset over the Cowal hills - yes, that's taken from my seat in the lounge. Can't complain at being able to view 2000 acres of sky &*>

14 May 2016

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Saturday Symmetry


Wrought iron is such a reliable source of symmetry! The now defunct entry to what was once the Mayfield Rail Station, Edinburgh.

13 May 2016

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"The older you get, the stronger the wind gets...and it is always in your face."
(Pablo Picasso)


12 May 2016

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Yet another Thursday - what does it bring?


11 May 2016

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



This Kookaburra was a long way off and over a fence.






















Had to stretch the lens...............................................

10 May 2016

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Shipping by...



No idea of the ID of these two - was on the ferry from Dunoon to Gourock and they seemed to be at anchor - awaiting space up at the oil depot, no doubt...

09 May 2016

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Monday's Critters



Kramer contemplates the height of the wall.

Definitely too tall...

08 May 2016

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SUNdays



One of those silvery West coast days... was going to 'crop' those wings, then thought better of it...

07 May 2016

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Saturday Symmetry



An Edinburgh boundary

06 May 2016

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"Life is always a matter of waiting for the right moment..."
(Paul Coelho)


05 May 2016

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It's Thursday again...



Loch Eck, Argyllshire. 

04 May 2016

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



Spring-time activity...

Jackdaws pair up for life, remaining monogamous even if breeding is unsuccessful. They are rarely seen apart and are entertaining little chaps!

03 May 2016

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Shipping by...



From a recent trip to the Northumbrian coast.

02 May 2016

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Monday's Critters




... enjoying the warm spring sun...

01 May 2016

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SUNdays


An indirect view of the golden orb...