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Liddesdale: Lambs

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I found something touching about these two lambs, poised on the edge of a stream, on a May evening, with the sun catching their fleece, and their slight aura of anxiety.

“Little Lamb who made thee

Dost though know who made thee”

June 9, 2014 Posted by | Photography, Uncategorized | , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Liddesdale: Thistle Head

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Liddesdale: “Ancient Tree” and Bee Boles

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The stones are the quoins of a 17th Century house, and beyond is a sycamore that has been recognised as an “ancient tree”.  In the wall running alongside the tree are these ancient bee boles, a rare survival in a drystone wall:

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June 7, 2014 Posted by | Photography, Uncategorized | , , , , , | 2 Comments

Liddesdale: The Path to Merlin’s Crags

The Path to Merlin's Crags

I used to think that Merlin’s Crags were part of the King Arthur legend, as there are rumours of Merlin being known in these parts; however, having seen a merlin on the hillside very near here, I think perhaps it is so named because of the bird.

June 6, 2014 Posted by | Photography, Uncategorized | , , , , , | Leave a comment

Irrigation: Ghost Water 2

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Irrigation: Ghost Water 1

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The First Rose of Summer

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June 2, 2014 Posted by | Photography, Uncategorized | , , , , , | 4 Comments

Red

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