Last weekend it was ludicrously hot around home – 25ºC after lunchtime – so we drove all the way up north to the Black Isle for a stroll around Fortrose and neighbouring areas. We started with a stroll down to Chanonry Point where the lighthouse looked good in black & white.
A few photos from Sunday afternoon’s explorations around Loch Rannoch. We walked through the Black Woods; whilst flying the drone near Camghouran I discovered remains of a building – a pile of stones and hints of mounds in the earth possibly in the shape of a former but’n’ben croft? – in a clearing in the […]
Situated outside Livingston, the psychiatric hospital at Bangour Village was founded in 1906 as Edinburgh District Asylum – one of the first in Scotland to be modelled on a village. In 1918 it housed up to 3000 patients. During the second World War, patients were transferred temporarily to Hartwoodhill Hospital. Around 1924-1930 it gained a […]
Larger Map Only catching up on photos taken at the end of April… Lady Mary’s Walk runs West from Crieff along the side of the River Earn, mostly on the flat until one reaches the foot of Laggan Hill after a mile or so, where it forms a circular route back to MacRosty Park. At […]
It seems a while ago now, but last September I spent a weekend trundling around Argyll. The light on the Saturday morning was absolutely beautiful – so I spent a happy couple of hours standing on the shores of Loch Awe admiring the sunlight and mist on Ben Cruachan and Kilchurn Castle, as one does.
Exploring around the shores of Loch Ryan at Cairnryan Point Lighthouse
Horizontal market business fail. Dead shop specialising in vertical blinds, Stranraer.
It’s amazing what you can do to improve mobile-phone image-quality in Hugin, Darktable and the GIMP.
At a guess, I’m assuming the dental practice that was here has moved on. Perhaps the NHS should update their webpage, although the banner image serves to illustrate the former glory of the building.
For the record, since they don’t have a website of their own and are pretty hard to find on the official Church of Scotland site: services are at 12 midday on Sundays. Update 2013-07-02: I noticed, in passing, that from this month onwards apparently service times have changed to 10am on Sundays.