4-4-0 Gordon Highlander

In days of yore, young boys all wanted to be engine drivers when they grew up.
Not me! I was to be a world-class Moto-Crosser. Ah! well……..
But after a recent visit to Bo’Ness Rail Museum, I wonder if I’m too late?

The So'jer Cab

The So’jer Cab

Mmmm…..thought so.

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Malevolent Morning

I’ll be posting some of my pictures here as I blunder across them.
It’s an attempt to get a blog running successfully. Lots of things to talk about.
And be grumpy about!
This is a painting of Halberstadt CLIIs in 1918, which I did earlier this year.
They were very good ground-attack two-seaters and escort fighters.
Quite like aerial sharks……………

Malevolent Morning

Malevolent Morning

It made it to the Guild of Aviation Artists’ Annual Exhibition and won a Commendation from the Cross and Cockade Society.
– still on the market though…………

Acer Palmatum – in Red

Here is our wee Acer which is shown displaying proudly at approximately 620-740 nanometres. That’s Red.

Autumn Acer

Autumn Acer

It has now shed its colour for Winter but it’s still a lovely wee tree.
It would have been even more so, had some uncaring scaffolders not decapitated it a couple of years back.