Scenery

<b>Gathering Storm:</b> Heavy clouds were stacked, one behind the other, like huge boulders ready to tumble out of the sky. ~ Thorn in My HeartGathering Storm: Heavy clouds were stacked, one behind the other, like huge boulders ready to tumble out of the sky. ~ Thorn in My Heart
<b>Muslin Sky:</b> The skies were clear but not bright, as if a thin layer of muslin were stretched above Galloway. Anything might happen on such a day. Brilliant sunshine could appear by noon, only to disappear behind heavy clouds come three o’ the clock, followed by a downpour at supper. ~ Whence Came a PrinceMuslin Sky: The skies were clear but not bright, as if a thin layer of muslin were stretched above Galloway. Anything might happen on such a day. Brilliant sunshine could appear by noon, only to disappear behind heavy clouds come three o’ the clock, followed by a downpour at supper. ~ Whence Came a Prince
<b>Heathery Hills:</b> Low hills rose and fell on both sides, covered with heather in muted shades of purple and brown, framed against the darkening sky. ~ Whence Came a PrinceHeathery Hills: Low hills rose and fell on both sides, covered with heather in muted shades of purple and brown, framed against the darkening sky. ~ Whence Came a Prince
<b>Loch and Trees:</b> It’s a lovely setting and heavily wooded. A canopy of trees, birch and oak among them, hangs over us as we move away from the water. ~ My Heart’s in the LowlandsLoch and Trees: It’s a lovely setting and heavily wooded. A canopy of trees, birch and oak among them, hangs over us as we move away from the water. ~ My Heart’s in the Lowlands
<b>Southerness Lighthouse:</b> We’ll drive along the Solway coast to Southerness, home to one of the oldest lighthouses in Scotland, built in 1748. ~ My Heart’s in the LowlandsSoutherness Lighthouse: We’ll drive along the Solway coast to Southerness, home to one of the oldest lighthouses in Scotland, built in 1748. ~ My Heart’s in the Lowlands
<b>Stony Pastures:</b> Nothing holds the stones in place except gravity and the skill of the builder, yet many dykes have withstood two centuries of storms, crisscrossing the farmlands like gray charcoal lines drawn by the Master’s hand. ~ My Heart’s in the LowlandsStony Pastures: Nothing holds the stones in place except gravity and the skill of the builder, yet many dykes have withstood two centuries of storms, crisscrossing the farmlands like gray charcoal lines drawn by the Master’s hand. ~ My Heart’s in the Lowlands
<b>Dry Stane Dyke:</b> They had the narrow country road to themselves, the edges lined with dry stane dykes—stone fences fitted together without mortar—and beyond them, grazing sheep. ~ Whence Came a PrinceDry Stane Dyke: They had the narrow country road to themselves, the edges lined with dry stane dykes—stone fences fitted together without mortar—and beyond them, grazing sheep. ~ Whence Came a Prince
<b>Clouds Over Galloway:</b> Nestled in a valley with sheep-covered hills rising on both sides, we’re surrounded by all that defines Dumfries and Galloway: a faint mist on the hilltops; impossibly green grass; and whitewashed houses. ~ My Heart’s in the LowlandsClouds Over Galloway: Nestled in a valley with sheep-covered hills rising on both sides, we’re surrounded by all that defines Dumfries and Galloway: a faint mist on the hilltops; impossibly green grass; and whitewashed houses. ~ My Heart’s in the Lowlands
  • <b>Gathering Storm:</b> Heavy clouds were stacked, one behind the other, like huge boulders ready to tumble out of the sky. ~ Thorn in My Heart
  • <b>Muslin Sky:</b> The skies were clear but not bright, as if a thin layer of muslin were stretched above Galloway. Anything might happen on such a day. Brilliant sunshine could appear by noon, only to disappear behind heavy clouds come three o’ the clock, followed by a downpour at supper. ~ Whence Came a Prince
  • <b>Heathery Hills:</b> Low hills rose and fell on both sides, covered with heather in muted shades of purple and brown, framed against the darkening sky. ~ Whence Came a Prince
  • <b>Loch and Trees:</b> It’s a lovely setting and heavily wooded. A canopy of trees, birch and oak among them, hangs over us as we move away from the water. ~ My Heart’s in the Lowlands
  • <b>Southerness Lighthouse:</b> We’ll drive along the Solway coast to Southerness, home to one of the oldest lighthouses in Scotland, built in 1748. ~ My Heart’s in the Lowlands
  • <b>Stony Pastures:</b> Nothing holds the stones in place except gravity and the skill of the builder, yet many dykes have withstood two centuries of storms, crisscrossing the farmlands like gray charcoal lines drawn by the Master’s hand. ~ My Heart’s in the Lowlands
  • <b>Dry Stane Dyke:</b> They had the narrow country road to themselves, the edges lined with dry stane dykes—stone fences fitted together without mortar—and beyond them, grazing sheep. ~ Whence Came a Prince
  • <b>Clouds Over Galloway:</b> Nestled in a valley with sheep-covered hills rising on both sides, we’re surrounded by all that defines Dumfries and Galloway: a faint mist on the hilltops; impossibly green grass; and whitewashed houses. ~ My Heart’s in the Lowlands

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One Response to “Scenery”

  1. Elaine Parsons September 28, 2012 11:27 am #

    Liz,
    What great photography. Elaine

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