Monthly Archives: June 2012

Titan Clydebank Crane

So we decided to pay a visit to the recently renovated Titan Clydebank Crane. Easily accessible by car or public transport, this is a fun way to enjoy a glimpse into the history of ship-building on the River Clyde. From … Continue reading

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A Work of Art

This is a poor photograph of a brilliant oil painting by the wonderfully talented Karly Burns, a young Scottish artist. She gave it to me as a gift for which I am eternally grateful, if undeserving. Thank you, Karly. http://www.karlyburns.com/

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PS Waverley

The Waverley is the world’s only ocean-going paddle steamer, sailing on this occasion from Glasgow’s Science Centre to Helensburgh, Argyll & Bute   AnElephantCant claim to be a sailor We don’t handle a rudder too cleverly But we are keen … Continue reading

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glen luss

north lies ben lomond glen luss is to the west of bonnie inchcailloch          

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a ferocious sabre-toothed duck

This is the feral creature which savaged the middle toe on my right foot, presumably mistaking it for whatever delicacy these barbaric creatures enjoy (with a casual disregard for the well-being or indeed survival of other, lesser life forms). It … Continue reading

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the loch

a boat on the loch morning mist hangs on the bens life is magical

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Clouds

    clouds float serenely on a Scottish summer day the world is perfect  

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