In the Woods

•3 August 2020 • Leave a Comment

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… if you go down to the woods today …

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… you’ll never believe your eyes …

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… if you go down to the woods today …

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… you’re in for a big surprise …

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… if you go down to the woods today …

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… there’s lots of marvellous things to see …

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… but you better not go alone …

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… for beneath the trees where nobody sees …

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… there’s someone watching you …

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Pittenweem

•1 August 2020 • Leave a Comment

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… a visit to remember my dad …
(see what I did there? – the Polish flag)

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… then a walk along the fields …

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… towards the Billowness …

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… to one of my favourite benches …

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… with a glorious view …

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… then down to the harbour to see the seals and jellyfish …

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… and other weird things …

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… bit too wild for a dip …

Kilminning

•19 July 2020 • 1 Comment

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… I love this part of the East Neuk …

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… partly because of the rock formations …

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… but also because it’s always quieter than the rest of the coast …

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… despite it having a fascinating long history …

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…going back as far as ancient burial grounds …

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… and more recently being the home of a Royal Navy Air Station
during WW2 …

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More info here: https://canmore.org.uk/site/35358/kilminning-castle

Lockdown Photos 1

•17 July 2020 • Leave a Comment

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… at times East Wemyss has felt like a prison during Lockdown …

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… but most the time I’ve just felt lucky to live where I live …

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… and be able to enjoy coastal walks and fresh air on the doorstep …

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… it has allowed me to explore the local woodland …

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… and find a few lovely spots …

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… to watch the trees change with the seasons …

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… I also found the remains of the old gasworks …

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… the Pictish carvings in the Wemyss Caves …

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… as well as a few other weird …

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… and wonderful things …

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… all carefully observed by the local cats …

 

Pitmedden Forest

•15 July 2020 • Leave a Comment

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… Pitmedden Forest sits along the hill tops of Fife
between Abernethy and Auchtermuchty …

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… I often explored the northern end when I lived in Newburgh …

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… but this was my first visit to the section near Auchtermuchty …

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… the walk offers tantalising glimpses of Fife …

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…. and nature …

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… along grassy paths …

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… passing lush ferns on the forest floor …

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… bare roots …

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… and fallen trees …

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… and a perfectly situated bench for my picnic lunch …

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… with a stunning view across to East and West Lomond …