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 April 2019

TAKE SEVENTY FIVE f

Shipping by...


There was some kind of exercise taking place (see the little frontrunner? There were four of those). The ship had no identifier. I did wonder if this was about rehearsing for service against piracy...

29 April 2019

TAKE SEVENTY FOUR f

Monday's Critters


My blogpal and a mighty fine fellow,
Bertie "Boffin" Riekie.
One of my early followers, he and his 'PA' Gail have become real-life pals now!

28 April 2019

27 April 2019

TAKE SEVENTY TWO f

Saturday Symmetry


The sort of solid fencing that withstands all.

26 April 2019

TAKE SEVENTY ONE f



Today marks the completion of my 60th year. Life has been pretty rosy, despite a few maggots. YAM xx

25 April 2019

TAKE SEVENTY f

Final Thursday already. Does it seem too soon?


You saw a 'later version' of this on SUNday couple back... this was VERY early and not only Venus, but Jupiter is visible.

I am in Australia at the moment. This is ANZAC day. Dawn services at war memorials in every town and settlement the continent over. At Gallipoli too.

We must not forget.

24 April 2019

TAKE SIXTY NINE f

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


Fieldfare part 4 of 4.
Quietening down, it looked and looked again, craning ever more to the sky. They never came. At least, not to this tree.

23 April 2019

TAKE SIXTY EIGHT f

Shipping by...


In the summer months, these floating palaces are seen on most days. They turn up in winter too, but much less often.

22 April 2019

TAKE SIXTY SEVEN f

Monday's Critters


Random stick walker. 

21 April 2019

TAKE SIXTY SIX f

SUNdays


This will be the last glowering one for a while. All sunshine and shade for the next few weeks.

Well. Apart from next week...

20 April 2019

TAKE SIXTY FIVE f

Saturday Symmetry


...there's symmetry in a compass, surely?

19 April 2019

TAKE SIXTY FOUR f



"Observe good faith and justice toward all nations. Cultivate peace and harmony with all."
(George Washington)

18 April 2019

TAKE SIXTY THREE f

Third Thursday. Not that I'm counting.


















Mumbai. Monsoon.

17 April 2019

TAKE SIXTY TWO f

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


Fieldfare part 3 of 4.
It preened and fluttered and looked... (tbc)

16 April 2019

TAKE SIXTY ONE f

Shipping by...


The MV Waverley - she's appeared here several times. Well, she's up and 'doon the watter' every day of the summer months.

15 April 2019

TAKE SIXTY f

Monday's Critters


Last of the false critters. For now. Another lovely bronze figurine at the Seabird Centre, North Berwick.

14 April 2019

TAKE FIFTY NINE f

SUNdays


Dawn, early February.
Look very closely.
That's Venus up there.

13 April 2019

TAKE FIFTY EIGHT f

Saturday Symmetry


A simple pattern.

12 April 2019

TAKE FIFTY SEVEN f



"For his heart was in his work, and the heart giveth grace unto every art."
(HW Longfellow)

11 April 2019

TAKE FIFTY SIX f

Thursday. It's April 11th. Just in case you were wondering.


























...oh, it was this you were wondering about? Glass of water with straw. From the tap. It was me who was wondering about the fizz!

10 April 2019

TAKE FIFTY FIVE f

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

Fieldfare part 2 of 4.
It shrugged and ruffled and looked around... (tbc)

09 April 2019

TAKE FIFTY FOUR f

Shipping by...

DS "Blue Ocean" plies her way to Greenock.

08 April 2019

TAKE FIFTY THREE f

Monday's Critters


Much larger ornamentation of birds this week - this is an arch over a path at the Seabird Centre in North Berwick. G-g-g-gannets! (Bass Rock can be viewed from here.)

07 April 2019

06 April 2019

TAKE FIFTY ONE f

Saturday Symmetry


Patterns of nature and Man combine.

05 April 2019

TAKE FIFTY f



...Just longing...  YAM xx

04 April 2019

TAKE FORTY NINE f

Here it is, another first Thursday.


Yup. Still happening.

03 April 2019

TAKE FORTY EIGHT f

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


Fieldfare part 1 of 4.
Taken last November; usually, the whole flock appears. This loner landed... (tbc)

02 April 2019

TAKE FORTY SEVEN f

Shipping by...


The MV "Trans Dania" makes regular visits up the Clyde.

01 April 2019

TAKE FORTY SIX f

Monday's Critters


A neighbour's light-catcher. A variation on the theme of tits, this could have fitted into Wings on Wednesday... or SUNdays. It's here. Live with it.