Tag Archive: Scotland


 

Lewisian Gneiss

Spiny Fish

A dried out pond…

 

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Park and Castle Rock

The Castle

 

The Castle

Vulcanic rocks

 

Greyfriar's Bobby

 

 

Before Easter Sunday…

Celtic Cross at The Bield

http://www.bieldatblackruthven.org.uk/The_Bield_at_Blackruthven/Welcome.html

Life breaks through

The Wildwood at The Bield

Beltane

Fields waiting for The Sun

Daffodil

Skara Brae..
If you would like to know more about this place, have a look at http://www.orkneyjar.com/history/skarabrae/

A 5000 year old… village?
 

 

 

The famous “dressers”, looking amazingly modern…

Fire pits

Storage room

 

 

A magical site… in the evening sun

 

The Bay of Skaill in the sun

Part 2: Kirkwall and Broch of Gurness

Kirkwall, inside St. Magnus cathedral

 

 

Broch of Gurness, iron age

 

Broch from the outside

A maze of buildings

Shelves

Doorways

A millstone

Main entrance

 

 

 

 

Buildings outside of main complex

 

Part 1 : Durham – Jarrow – North Berwick

 

Durham Cathedral

 

Durham

 

 

Jarrow St. Paul’s#039;s, oldest church in England, home of the Venerable Bede

 

 

A rowan tree opposite the entrance…

oldest stained glass window, 7th century…

North Berwick

Evening on the beach

 

 

 

 

Happy memories…. Last year we spent some time on the Isle of Iona in the Hebrides. The boys were flying their kite and I took a photo of them against the evening sky. This is what my talented husband turned the simple photo into!

 

Have a look at his photos: http://lesoupir.wordpress.com