A view on Fishing,Community and Life on the NW coast of Scotland

No Words.

Do not feel like writing too much this morning, partly because it is 5am and I am going out to catch up on a lost week due to north winds, but mainly for the events of this week. Although there was nothing like this during the IndyRef there were polarised opinions and lots of harsh words. This Ref seems off the scale and whether due to the rhetoric or not that Jo Cox lost her life, just feel an immense sadness that some people have to take their views to places that cause extreme pain and sadness for others. So many words have been written by far better people but suffice to say even in the remote rural places some actions are felt as deeply here as in the areas where these deeds take place.

This week after a day at sea on a cloudy but quiet Monday,


the rain came briefly. Not enough to start the Hydro but lay on the Lady’s Mantle.


The sun has reappeared again and the colours are out on show from the orchids


to the monkey flowers,


the foxgloves,




and thrift.


Finish with another photo of the new found friend


taken on a moonlight 3.30am midweek.


Comments on: "No Words." (6)

  1. In the darkness of current ugliness we need to bathe in the light of these hope-filled images – Thank you, Ali.

    • applecrosslifeattheedge said:

      I think it may have been subconscious to post the flowers and the colours as a tiny antidote to the general feeling of malaise at the moment. Thanks Tim

  2. basketbob said:

    I too found it a most distressing week – the vibes from the very negative campaigning, culminating in the murder of Jo Cox – all too much!
    Your pics are ace, Ali. love the rain-diamonds on the Lady’s mantle.
    Have a good weekend!

    • applecrosslifeattheedge said:

      And you, despite getting more and more concerned with the way things are panning out,climate,politics,US,Russia, everything and from so many directions….we do not seem to have evolved very well.

  3. Lovely words and beautifully written Liz xxx

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