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Evening Walk   3 comments

There is nothing like a walk in the evening to revive your spirits. This is from yesterday, on the beach in Burghead, looking over the Moray Firth.
On the beach in Burghead on the Moray coast

On the beach in Burghead on the Moray coast

Waiting for Breakfast   1 comment

This wee fellow was patiently waiting for his turn to get to the feeder.

Robin in tree

Waiting for Breakfast – Robin

Ice Crystals   Leave a comment

Daffodil bud

 – still covered in ice crystals from the frosty night before, as the early morning sun is gently warming it.

Daffodil bud covered in ice crystals

Ice Crystals – Daffodil bud

Lady of Shalott   Leave a comment

Lady of Shalott   –   This lightly fragrant English shrub rose has decided to make use of the sudden warm weather and exploded into bloom.

Lady of Shalott

Lady of Shalott

Investigating   Leave a comment

Common Seal   –   We had company from this curious seal while we were relaxing on a beach at Findhorn Bay at the beginning of the month, when the weather was still nice.

Common Seal


Lupin   Leave a comment

Something quick and more straight forward today, before I continue with the summery task of preserving garden produce 🙂

Lupin   –   Reliable as ever,  with more  spectacular flower spikes are emerging.



Get The Brushes Out   Leave a comment

Escallonia   –   Something a wee bitty different today. I have been quiet the last couple of days as other matters require my attention, though I have been trying to create an image of the blooms on this shrub which I have had in my mind for a while. Alas, the weather has been uncooperative with the grey sky in the early morning and the blazing sun right overhead later in the day, so my efforts have not been particularly fruitful.

We finally had the blue skies and sunshine early on this morning and I had another go, but not much time so I didn’t indulge in the dozens of experiments the way I usually do. (You have to learn somehow, and taking different approaches and comparing the results afterwards has been a slow going but very effective learning curve for me)

Looking through the images on the computer screen turned out disappointing. Until I started playing with the various settings, that is, and this appeared 🙂  It may not be to everyone’s liking and looks nothing like I had envisaged, but it strikes a chord with me as I currently find so little time to do the drawing and painting I would love to do…I should probably use it as inspiration….

Get The Brushes Out

Get The Brushes Out


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