Sunday, December 4, 2011

on a grey day by donnie mackay

... while I was away searching for blue skies a small package travelled 1712 km ....































... to show me the grey days of the Hebrides.





























Donnie's blog photo hebrides was one of the first blogs I started visiting some years ago. He is not only a master of the square format (a format I actually don't like that much - but hey, what are rules without exceptions? And he _is_ a master.) but also a master of cows and sheep and the sea and the mountains and the skies ... and he is a nice and very witty guy, too!
I highly recommend visiting his blog, buying his books, saying Hello to the seagulls, castles and washing lines far up North.

P.S. And I just learned there is Pampas Grass, too ;-)

5 comments:

  1. ... i think the grass came on a holiday and stayed :))

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  2. ... seems they have no problem with a little bit of wind at their new home.

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  3. Pampas grass is a survivor. We have lots of it here in the hot, humid southern US. Very tough stuff if it lives here and the Hebrides.

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  4. James, the dried version of Pampas Grass was very en vogue in German living rooms in the 60'/70's ...

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  5. Thanks for that recommendation, Martina. Looks promising.

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