Tuesday, 31 January 2012

Red Light District

Road works and traffic control on the Ledmore-Ullapool road, just west of Knockan. Cul Mor (849m) is in the distance.

Date Taken
Sunday, 31 July, 2011
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A contribution to Ruby Tuesday.

Monday, 30 January 2012

Telford Kirk, Stoer

Although now roofless, this ruin is instantly recognisable as one of the 'parliamentary' kirks designed by Thomas Telford in the 1820s. The cross on the nearer gable is not part of the original design.

Date Taken
Tuesday, 21 August, 2007
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Sunday, 29 January 2012

Welcome to Ross and Cromarty

This modern flat-deck bridge across the River Kirkaig may look insignificant but it carries the minor road across a county boundary. The river divides Sutherland to the north from Ross and Cromarty in the south.

Date Taken
Sunday, 31 July, 2011
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A contribution to Sunday Bridges at San Francisco Bay Daily Photo.

Saturday, 28 January 2012

View from Glencanisp Lodge

Loch Druim Suardalain in the foreground, Suilven in the distance.

Date Taken
Sunday, 15 August, 2010
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A contribtion to Weekend Reflections.

Friday, 27 January 2012

The track to Glencanisp Lodge

Canisp and Suilven in the distance.

Date Taken
Friday, 20 August, 2010
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A contribution to Skywatch Friday.

Thursday, 26 January 2012

Woman Driver



Woman Driver, originally uploaded by bugmonkey.


Woman driving a car made of broken pottery. Highland Stoneware in Lochinver.

This photo was taken on November 19, 2011

Wednesday, 25 January 2012

Badcall Bay

Taken from the road to the Lower Badcall Slipway. Eilean Dornaidh Oscair, Eilean na Bearachd and Eilean Garbh are visible in the distance, Eilean Dubh (the Northern one) and Sgeir na Coille closer at hand.

Date Taken
September 2010
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Date Taken
June 1974
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On a summer evening walk.

Date Taken
September 1972
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Date Taken
July 1966
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A contribution to ABC Wednesday

Tuesday, 24 January 2012

Fishing Boats at Culag Pier

Two large trawlers moored at Lochinver Harbour - the Fleetwood-registered "O Genita" and the Bayonne-registered French trawler "Ronsard".

Date Taken
Sunday, 31 July, 2011
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A contribution to Ruby Tuesday

Monday, 23 January 2012

Marine worm sculpture, Knockan Crag

A carving of a marine worm, fossil burrows of which can be found here in pipe rock, dating back some 540 million years.

Date Taken
Tuesday, 29 July, 2008
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A contribution to Monday Mural.

Sunday, 22 January 2012

Kylesku Bridge

Looking down the slopes of Garbh-eilean to the parking/viewing area adjacent to the Kylesku Bridge.

Date Taken
August 1991
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Kylesku Bridge was designed by Ove Arup & Partners and was opened by Her Majesty The Queen. 8th August 1984..

Date Taken
Wednesday, 28 May, 2003
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This picture was taken from a boat on Loch a Chairn Bhan.

Date Taken
Thursday, 17 August, 2006
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A contribution to Sunday Bridges at San Francisco Bay Daily Photo.

Saturday, 21 January 2012

Loch an Leothaid

Loch an Leothaid (The Loch of the Slope) viewed from its outlet.

A contribution to Weekend Reflections.

Date Taken
Wednesday, 8 August, 2007
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Friday, 20 January 2012

Thursday, 19 January 2012

Entering Clashnessie

Approaching Clashnessie on the B869.

Date Taken
July 1966
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Compare the view 40 years later.

Date Taken
Tuesday, 29 August, 2006
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Wednesday, 18 January 2012

Assynt Visitor Centre

Entrancing place for visitors to Lochinver with its varied exhibits plus panoramic views over the estuary of the Inver. Assynt Visitor Centre website.

A contribution to ABC Wednesday.

Date Taken
Sunday, 31 July, 2011
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Monday, 16 January 2012

Wall of Art

This is one of a series of sculptures on the Knockan Cliff Trail. It takes the form of a wall supported on a metal arch. It is called 'Thrust', was designed by Frances Pelly and built by Joe Smith and Max Nowell.

Posted here as a contribution to Monday Murals.

Date Taken
Monday, 19 May, 2008
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Sunday, 15 January 2012

Bridge at the Eastern end of Loch Roe

The bridge is on the road to Ardroe, where the stream from Loch an Tuirc reaches the sea in Loch Roe.

A contribution to Sunday Bridges at San Francisco Bay Daily Photo.

Date Taken
Sunday, 27 May, 2007
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Saturday, 14 January 2012

Thursday, 12 January 2012

View south east from Clach Mòr

Looking out over Loch Bad a' Ghaill, with in the distance the twin-topped Beinn an Eoin on the left and Ben More Coigach on the right.

A contribution to Skywatch Friday.

Date Taken
Thursday, 20 June, 1991
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Wednesday, 11 January 2012

Loch Assynt

Looking east up the loch towards Inchnadamph. The highest mountain is Conival. with Beinn an Fhurain on its left and Breabag on its right.

Date Taken
Sunday, 18 May, 2008
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Tuesday, 10 January 2012

Assynt Church of Scotland

A plaque inside commemorates James Gordon who "was for 50 years a devoted member and elder of this church which by his zeal and enterprise was removed stone by stone from Nairn and re-erected on its present site in 1903".

Date Taken
Monday, 16 August, 2010
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