Tag: forth valley

  • Postcard of an oil refinery

    Postcard of an oil refinery

    As any regular reader will know, I am fascinated with great churches. For a similar reason large industrial scapes attract me. There is a celebration of achievement for large structures that rise from the earth. Whither blocks of stone erected in the name of religion, or a nest of stainless steel looping into paths in…

  • Ochils over Dollar

    Ochils over Dollar

    An autumn stroll above the Ochils Dollar in Clackmannanshire. Castle Campbell (aka Castle Gloom) looks over the Forth Valley. Midday sun in November brought the colours to life as a mist creeps along the river Forth in the valley below.                

  • Clackmannan in the Cold

    Clackmannan in the Cold

    This was a typically unpredictable morning. With a high pressure system in charge giving cold, frost and fog which had descended over Clackmannan meaning views were very peek-a-boo minute to minute. These photographs were taken from Kings Seat Hill upon which the parish of Clackmannan nestles. It offers great views into Fife in the East,…

  • Views of Stirling

    Views of Stirling

    Some views of Stirling and the wider Forth Valley taken on 8th January 2014 from a walk over the Ochil hills.                          

  • Forth Valley moles are drunk!

    Forth Valley moles are drunk!

    Studies show mole alcoholism is high around Clackmannanshire’s many bonded warehouses. Which are visible from Dumyat on Sunday as their warehouse roofs reflect the sunlight. iPhone grabshot. The warehouses turn black due to the growth of a fungus that feeds off the alcohol within the air.