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 January 2018

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


...you lookin' at me?!

30 January 2018

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Shipping by...


Dunoon falls behind the ferry. Yes, this time its FROM the 'shipping'!

29 January 2018

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Monday's Critters



Furmily gathering.

27 January 2018

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Saturday Symmetry


Carlisle glass factory has lost its 'i's - in unison.

26 January 2018

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"Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me."
(Carol Burnett)


25 January 2018

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It's the first Last Thursday. What? Have I lost you already???




















A close-up of the metalwork of The Kelpies structure, which has been YAMarized. 

24 January 2018

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


Once Mama Swan had chased the YAMarazzi back (last week), she returned to the brood she was defending.

23 January 2018

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Shipping by...



The HMS "Brocklesby" M33. Minehunter and training vessel.

22 January 2018

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Monday's Critters


It might have been summer, but it was cold and damp.

21 January 2018

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SUNdays



Sometimes it shines inside the Hutch.

20 January 2018

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Saturday Symmetry


Beautifully layered stones at Rothesay castle.

19 January 2018

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"From wonder into wonder, existence opens."
(Lao Tzu)

18 January 2018

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Third Thursday. Not that I'm counting...


17 January 2018

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


On the attack... 

16 January 2018

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Shipping by...


It's the RFA 'Wave Ruler' at the Loch Striven fuel restock pipe.

15 January 2018

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Monday's Critters



Bracing fresh air...

14 January 2018

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SUNdays


Midday sun in high latitudes

13 January 2018

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Saturday Symmetry


Edinburgh New-town architecture is full of symmetry.

12 January 2018

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"Existence precedes and rules essence."
(Jean-Paul Sartre)

11 January 2018

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...and we slip into a succession of Thursdays; they keep turning up. Like fungus.


10 January 2018

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



By 'negatising' this image, it the gull becomes a swimming pigeon!

09 January 2018

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Shipping by...


The steamship Waverley, looking regal.

08 January 2018

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Monday's Critters


Harking back to summer days...

07 January 2018

06 January 2018

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Saturday Symmetry



A restaurant courtyard wall caught my lens.

05 January 2018

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"The highest education is that which does not merely give us information but makes our life in harmony with all existence."
(Rabindranath Tagore)


04 January 2018

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First Thursday of a brand new year. All downhill from here.



Dunoon sits beneath clouds so frozen, they sank to earth...

03 January 2018

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



Trying to photograph flying gannets from a tossing ferry proved more than a challenge. This was the only image out of nearly thirty which was worth presenting - even for this paltry column!

02 January 2018

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Shipping by...



Western Ferries to and fro the Clyde Firth

01 January 2018

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Monday's Critters



HAPPY NEW YEAR, EFURRYBUDDY!