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Ossian's Hall

As predicted, today proved extremely wet thus vindicating our decision to change the itinerary and visit St. Andrews yesterday. We progressed as follows:

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From a weather perspective, today consisted of two halves: first half wet and second half dry and sunny.

Notwithstanding the rain, I set off this morning for Pollock House where I proceeded to take a collection of photographs of the vibrant and colourful flower display which seems to be at its best at this time of year. The dark, cloudy background provided some useful contrast. The result of this photo trip is provided below. Pollock House is an interesting heritage site with the main mansion dating back about 200 years and features Adam designed architecture. The Maxwell family have connections with the site dating back many centuries although it is now managed by Glasgow Council and Scotland’s National Trust.

Sunflower at Pollock House


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Today in Glasgow proved extremely wet.

Greenbank Garden

 From time to time I dip and out of nearby Greenbank Garden to monitor the changing seasons by way of photographing the plants and foliage. The heavy rain deterred visitors so I had the luxury of the garden to myself. With aid of a golf umbrella I obtained some reasonable images with the dark and rainy background providing an added dimension by way of colour contrasts.

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