The Vaults (of Leith) My Grandad would often tell tales as we shared a glass of malt, basking in the heat from the crackling fireplace. As a Cooper, he would regularly inspect the Whisky puncheons held in the Vaults of Leith. Before each round, he would prise out a bung and help himself to a … Continue reading What Pegman Saw : The Vaults
Resilient This is my entry to this week’s Daily Post Photo Challenge and the challenge is Resilient. Borobudur, or Barabudur is a 9th-century Mahayana Buddhist temple in Magelang, Central Java, Indonesia, as well as the world’s largest Buddhist temple, and also one of the greatest Buddhist monument in the world (Wikipedia). I don’t think I have to … Continue reading Daily Post Photo Challenge : Resilient
For a precious time, we were inseparable. Our hair grew as the months went by, full of dreams and hope. Pale moonlight would filter through those dusty velvet curtains, as we listened reverentially to Dark Star, while outside, Edinburgh awaited it’s damp nocturnal embrace. Sometimes I’d squeeze some notes from the upright piano, deliciously out … Continue reading Remembering Robert
I know I said I was having a few days off but when I saw that this week’s One Word Photo Challenge was Dolphin I couldn’t resist posting these photos taken recently in New Zealand’s Fjordland. Continue reading OWPC : Dolphin
It’s that time of year! I hope you all have a special time with your friends and loved ones whatever your chosen holiday. I want to seize this occasion to thank you for your presence in 2016. I noticed the other day that I’m fast approaching 500 followers here on WordPress. That’s absolutely amazing. You guys … Continue reading Happy Holidays!
Ace Photographer So there we were on a coach trip to the depths of Iceland, well after the morning’s golden hour, and well before the evening sunset. Iceland was warmer than we anticipated. Iceland was cold. It was also dryer than we expected, but the curtain of spray from the waterfall, born by the wind, … Continue reading What Pegman Saw : Ace Photographer
Path This week’s Daily Post Photo Challenge is Path. 2016 has been a wonderful year and has seen a crossover between photography and art. I have really enjoyed discovering art and artists this year and I’ll be striving to make my photography more abstract while using my photos to draw and paint in 2017. It’s … Continue reading Daily Post Photo Challenge : Path