Abandoned

I can actually remember the last time I used a phone box.  I was working a craft fair in Bo’ness and needed to call home.  For a long time, I resisted having a mobile phone because I thought they were intrusive and annoying.  Now, like most people, I wouldn’t be without one, so I fear the bright…

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Ettrick Bay Gulls

The Isle of Bute might be my favourite place on earth, and Ettrick Bay is my favourite beach there.  The views of Arran are spectacular (when the clouds cooperate), and there is always wildlife about. I am looking forward to warmer weather and lots of time spent staring at the sea.

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Gin Soaked

My friend and I had the good fortune of attending a gin tasting at a wine and spirits shop called Wood Winters.  We were treated to eight different gins and instructed how to sample and appreciate them.  Most were good, some were ok, and one was spectacular.  My friend and I both left with a…

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Visitor

This young female blackbird has been visiting our window lately.  She’s fairly calm and doesn’t seem too bothered by humans.  She’ll eat with us standing a couple of feet away.  She also doesn’t seem to mind having a camera shoved in her face.

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Magnet

I posted this photo a few years ago, and it and the post it was in has become a huge magnet for spammers.  So I’ve deleted the old post it the hope it will deter them. At the time this was taken, this building was an abandoned factory.  Now it’s used for filming most of…

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