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Animal Hide Hills

Hills seemingly covered in animal hides, Cairngorms National Park, Scotland. Between Tomintoul and Ballater in Cairngorms National Park, the A939 winds through remarkable hills with an animal-skin type appearance. These images were taken just south of the A939/A944 junction (Google Maps: 57.151653, -3.167048). … Continue reading

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Sherborne Sheep

Sheep beside Sherborne Brook, Sherborne, Gloucestershire, United Kingdom. After several much-needed days of sunshine, I find myself under grey skies once again, yearning for spring, a cup of hot chocolate, and something to snuggle. So I mentally cozied up to … Continue reading

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Irish Sheep

Sheep gazing out to sea along Slea Head Drive on the Dingle Peninsula, Ireland. When I was a teenager I visited Great Britain and Ireland and fell in love with the sheep. While in Scotland, I purchased two mini sheep … Continue reading

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Wastwater Lake: “Britain’s Favorite View”

Wastwater, Wasdale Valley, Lake District National Park, United Kindgom (April 2012). In 2007, an ITV television program named Wastwater as Britain’s favorite view after the public chose from four landscapes. Wordsworth described Wastwater as “long, stern and desolate.” I can’t say … Continue reading

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Broadway Tower:Thank Goodness for English Folly

Broadway Tower, Worcestershire, United Kingdom. When I think of folly I think of foolishness, of mistake, of one big “oops.” So when I learned that Broadway Tower is a folly, I wondered what the owner, architect, or builder did that … Continue reading

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Swanage Railway: Train to the Past

Corfe Castle above Swanage Railway’s Corfe Castle Station, Dorset, United Kingdom. If Disneyland had a Yesterdayland, then it would be the domain of the Swanage Railway. Reading the brochure, I learned that the first train ran on the Swanage Railway … Continue reading

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Batsford Arboretum Sheep

Actually, I don’t think these sheep live in the Batsford Arboretum in Gloucestershire, but in a field next to it on the other side of a boundary fence. Even so, I saw these lovely creatures while standing in the Arboretum, … Continue reading

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Serenity

After the Rain on Cleeve Hill, Gloucestershire, United Kingdom.

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Sheep in the Cotswold Countryside

Grazing Sheep in the Cotswold Countryside near Broadway Tower, United Kingdom.

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Lambs at the Peter Pan Pavilion

I like to think of this wooden building in Stanway as the Peter Pan Pavilion, because it was built for the author of Peter Pan, J.M. Barrie. Sir James Barrie spent much time in the 1920’s in Stanway, a small … Continue reading

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