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A small party of Finches

19 November 2014 – They flew out of the shrubery as I got out of the car. Goldfinches, chattering to each-other in that particular goldfinchy manner they have, bobbing away down the bank. Today the location is local because time… Read more >

Low-flying Buzzard

5 November 2014 What a glorious day! Cold, though, so on with the hobo hat and winter jacket. There was not a cloud in the sky until after one o’clock, and then not many until high, hazy cirrus slid-in before… Read more >

The sound of winter

29 October 2014 It is the end of October and there are many leaves still to fall, but Christmas stuff is already in the shops (and has been for a week or two). A couple of men in a Glasgow… Read more >

Changing edgelands

14 October 2014 It is in the nature of edgelands to evolve, sometimes suddenly and dramatically. Fences appear, gates get locked. Earth-moving equipment alters the shape of the land and building works completely change its nature. One of my favourite… Read more >

North of the Clyde

Kelvindale Glasgow Edgelands

8 October 2014 One of the clever things that you can do with a Flickr account is to produce a map showing the locations at which photographs were made. The map of my Glasgow’s Edgelands images has lots and lots… Read more >

On holiday

24 September 2014   What do you do? A week with friends in a sleepy Greek fishing village is too busy a time to think much about photography. There is far too much sunning and swimming and eating to be done…. Read more >

A second visit

Grafitti Glasgow Edgelands

18 September 2014 Going back a second time is sometimes disappointing. A couple of days ago I found what I have called the grafitti gallery. This afternoon I made the time to return, and found the place to be less atmospheric and… Read more >

Still there are swallows

15 September 2014   The season of mellow fruitfulness has its foot in the door, yet still there are swallows. I am not sure if mid-September is late for these makers of summer still to be flying in Scotland. It certainly… Read more >

Glasgow skies

Folk don’t complain about the weather in Glasgow, they just keep their heads down and get on with it. The sky is often grey for days on end and yes, it does rain a lot. According to the Met Office,… Read more >