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Such a Perfect Day - at Traquair House

September 03, 2021 - I have been suffering a bit lately with my health. Recurring back, neck and shoulder muscle pain resulting in various v...
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One Woman and her Dogs

April 18, 2021 - Julie with her dog Ban What has a woman born in an industrial town have in common with estate owners, farmers and sheep...
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Cold Water Swim or Cold Feet?

November 24, 2020 - The water is deceptively cold at this time of year, around 4° on a chilly morning in early November 2020 and from the wa...
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Turning a Crisis into a Creative Opportunity

June 30, 2020 - Having seen my commercial/corporate work evaporate in March and with no sign of a return yet, I decided to try and upgra...
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Rainbow Valley - Scottish Borders

June 09, 2020 - The Tweed Valley area between Cardrona and Walkerburn in the Scottish Borders has a unique weather feature. With an eas...
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Dr John Laidlaw FRCP, Abstract Painter & Artist

March 27, 2020 - I first met Dr John Laidlaw in the late spring of 2007. He was looking for a photographer to archive his collection of...
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Eco-House on the Hill

June 24, 2019 - High on a hill over-looking the stunning Tweed Valley in the Scottish Borders, sits a remarkable open and spacious build...
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Red Alert at Traquair

March 23, 2019 - Those of you who remember the Cold War post WW11, will remember the very real threat of a war to truly ‘end all wars’ as...
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Ricky - A Biker's Tale

October 23, 2018 - Dave ‘Ricky’ Richardson has been riding motor bikes for over sixty years and only stopped competition at the turn of the...
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The Henry Ballantyne Institute Mural

September 19, 2018 - The Henry Ballantyne Institute (HB Club) Mural Hidden inside the Henry Ballantyne Institute (known locally as the HB Clu...
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Spring is in the air at Traquair

February 22, 2018 - I took myself out for a walk around Traquair House gardens here in the Scottish Borders yesterday in search of some much...
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Scott's View in Winter Sunrise Panorama

December 13, 2017 - Yesterday I was up at the crack on dawn in freezing temperatures (minus 5-C) and headed over to a famous natural beauty...
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George Meikle Kemp - A Memorial to the designer of Sir Walter Scott's Monument

November 21, 2017 - George Meikle Kemp Architect of Sir Walter Scott’s Memorial in Edinburgh Sir Walter Scott’s iconic, gothic tower a...
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The Black Dwarf of Kirkton Manor (David Ritchie)

April 21, 2017 - A statue of David Ritchie 'the Black Dwarf' of Kirkton Manor in Tweeddale, near Peebles in the Scottish Borders, is to h...
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Bending Time

January 24, 2017 - Today I want to give you some insight into making unusual, abstract images in-camera without the need for photoshop. I...
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Music to a Photographer's ears

June 30, 2016 - On Saturday, 11th June 2016 I had the pleasure of attending the launch of one of our area's immensely talented musical a...
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Working with Children

December 11, 2015 - Recently I have had the pleasure of being involved in a joint project between our local primary school and National Trus...
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