Ecobird's photos

  • Sail Away With Me! HFF!!

    Oban Harbour (with just a little fence!) I have added 'Sailing Ships' by Kate Brady as my link and as a second link here is 'Sail Away' by David Gray from the White Ladder album

  • Troubled Past/Peaceful Present and a HFF!

    Dunbar Harbour, East Lothian, nestled at the foot of the Castle Dunbar ruins. In 1567 an Act of Parliament decreed that the castle should be destroyed following the Battle of Carberry Hill. It has been a ruin ever since then. As a nod to the history o…

  • Girls Day Out!

    Having a paddle and pictured enjoying a day at the beach, these cows were seen near Oban, Scotland I have added 'Girls on the Beach' by The Beach Boys and 'Girls Just Wanna Have Fun' by Cyndi Lauper…

  • Horsepower HFF

    Model Kelpies at the Falkirk Wheel I have added 'Kelpie' by Jethro Tull. I hasten to add that the link was kindly sent to me by Boarischa so not my idea. My thanks Boarischa both for the link and introducing me to this song. I am really pleased and ap…

  • Turn! - HFF!

    Robert Wilson's Propeller, Dunbar Harbour. The son of a fisherman, Robert Wilson from Dunbar left school at nine years old. He went on to invent, among other things, a type of screw propeller which he demonstrated in 1827. The patent however was awarde…

  • Bringing in the Boats

    Bringing the boats back in to shore - Crinan I have added the link 'Bring Me A Boat' by Kate Rusby As a second link I have added 'In This Boat Alone' by Kenny Chesney Sight and…

  • Round Trip - Falkirk Wheel (PiP)

    The Falkirk Wheel in action. The Falkirk Wheel is a rotating boat lift in central Scotland, connecting the Forth and Clyde Canal with the Union Canal. The PiP shows a boat emerging through the arch on the top level.

  • Happy Feet Friday! Feeling Good! HFF!

    Cooling down in the stream. HFF! I have added Michael Buble and 'Feeling Good' and Rebecca Ferguson's version here © Carol Perren 2018

  • Falkirk Wheel (PiP)

    The Falkirk Wheel is a rotating boat lift in central Scotland, connecting the Forth and Clyde Canal with the Union Canal.

  • Lighthouse and Dunollie Castle

    Lighthouse with Dunollie castle in the backgroud pictured on a hot Summer morning. I have added the link - 'One Fine Morning' by Lighthouse

  • Headwind and Chains - HFF!

    End of the day and the boats have returned to Burnmouth Harbour. Fishermen's cottages at Partinghall, now mostly holiday lets, hug the cliffs in the background. Rusty chains secure the gap in the fence. I have added 'Chain' by Fleetwood Mac as my lin…

  • Lighting the Vital Spark - HFF!

    Sunlight on the Vital Spark Clyde Puffer moored at Inveraray Harbour, Argyll and Bute HFF! I have added Amanda Cook's 'Pieces', not an obvious choice but for the lyrics:- ."..Your love is a fire, burning bright for me. It's not just a spark, it's not…

  • Vital Spark in sunlight

  • Abracadabra! PiP

    Smoke and Mirrors! That is what I thought of when I saw this scene. The two rainbow arches gave a mirror effect and the fluffy cloud across the top looked like a puff of smoke. I am therefore adding the track 'Abracadabra' by the Steve Miller Band ww…

  • A Walk in the Woods - (PiP) - HFF!

    A walk in the woods at Yeovil Country Park, - cool and refreshing on a hot day. The link is 'Wild Wood' by Paul Weller

  • A place in the shade

    Just chilling. The link is John Denver's 'Cool an' Green an' Shady'

  • Art by the Sea HFF

    High level fence from North Berwick this week

  • Stable Doors

    Grenville Cottage, Brixham Harbour - these traditionally styled stable doors are set into the cliff face at Brixham and form part of a charming decorative scene that includes this fisherman's cottage and 'beach' garden. Palm trees, shingle, a little boat…

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