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Rig and Furrow, Rouken Glen Park, Glasgow, Scotland

This morning I was enticed out by a combination of blue skies, frost covered ground and strong winter sunlight.

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Lanholm and River Esk, Scottish Borders.

This evening, I am focusing on Langholm in the Scottish Borders region, about seventy-eight miles south of Edinburgh.

This town (population of about 2500) has an interesting history most prominent aspect of which is involvement with the Border Reivers era and Clan Armstrong in particular. Today the town is closely associated with Clan Armstrong which in turn is identified with nearby Gilnockie Tower. A summary of history and related facts:

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Flight of locks at Fort Augustus, Scotland.

The image above shows a staircase of five  locks which link the Caledonian Canal with Loch Ness at Fort Augustus, about thirty-four miles south of Inverness in the Scottish Highlands.

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