March 29, 2019

I catch the ferry tomorrow evening. This week has been cold and grey and wet and very windy. It’s difficult to draw when the wind tears at the paper and ruffles and flips the drawing book over. Next time, heavy duty elastic bands to hold the page down, I think. 

And ye...

March 21, 2019

is the line where the sea touches the sky then there are few horizons in Shetland. The convoluted, serpentine coastline hides the horizon behind islands, inlets, cliff and hills. Even where the land drops away into the Atlantic or the North Sea the horizon disappears b...

March 13, 2019

of drops of water. 

They seem to stay still but, in fact, the water droplets constantly fall down wards towards the earth.

Waves travel not over but through water. The water circles beneath the wave and is left behind as the wave travels on towards the shore.

What seem...

March 8, 2019

and my first sight of Shetland was in the rain too.

But since then the weather for about half the day has been beautiful. Blue skies, no wind and no wild seas either. Even when the rain starts it’s not dramatic, just wet. It’s sleeting at the moment and stronger winds a...

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