Welcome to my blog “Photos-Poetry-Haiku”. I hope you enjoy your visit. I am an Amateur Photographer / Poet from Dumfries in beautiful South West Scotland. I enjoy Minimalist Photography, sometimes single images, sometimes multiple images on a theme. Most images here will be in colour but I’ll include black and white images too. My poems… Continue reading Welcome
Maybe there is a touch of melancholy in all poets, which may account for this poem I wrote after a particularly difficult day in the Microbiology Laboratory I spent 42 years working in. I’m retired now and it was written pre-covid, obviously, but it seems just as relevant now. My son now works in the… Continue reading Diagnosis
A nice wee way to say goodbye to 2021!
A painting, a poem and a wee bit of hope. Merry Christmas. Loch. I remember a LochA calm LochWith water as smoothAs faultless glassAnd the air Was crisp and silentAnd held my breath In a fragile cloud.No birds flew,Yet I could feelThem there, as ifThey were watchingFrom the branchesOf stock-still trees, Whose very leaves Were… Continue reading Loch
More jiggery pokery…
I’ll get this technique out of my system sometime soon, honest…
Sometimes taking the photo us just the start, Then the fun begins… No birds were injured in the making of these images!
I’ve never been one to stick to one style of photography. Photography is a life enhancer as far as I’m concerned. This is an arty way of saying I like mucking around in this era of digital imaging. It’s fun and that is what matters really. No whisky was involved in the production of these… Continue reading Forest Illusions
Forest Licht Aa stopped an leuked abin, Thir wis a saft glister, That fell fae the tree taps, Curled aroon the branches, Tummled atween gowden leaves, An gaithered oan the forest flair. Aa reached oot, waatched shadaes Shift aroon ma fingers, Felt the sun oan ma palm. It wis as if ma thochts Had pairted,… Continue reading Forest Licht