Occasional Ramblings with a Camera

This blog is my occasional ramblings on here, there and about, with and very occasionally without a camera. Photography, art, landscape (principally Scottish), heritage and wildlife are the things that interest me the most, so thats what I'll be writing about and of course showing pictures of. They say that a photograph is worth a thousand words, well I'm not so sure about that but if it is then great as it will save me a heap of typing, all power to the image.


Search Results for: fanks

... them as folds rather than fanks. The rcahms technically refer to them as enclosures. All are correct I believe and while I liked the sound of the word 'fank', the...

... in Gleann Taitneach looking for some fanks.

... there are several related to the fanks I looked at. The image below also has a smaller division, that you can make out on the far side. The main area is rough...

... into Gleann Taitneach and some fanks further up the glen but decided on visiting an area just off the glen I hadn't been before, it was also less of a wal...

...  I've been rather puzzled why the fanks I've been photographing should be so low, only a few courses of stones, enough to step over in many cases. Well it was sugg...

... A recent visit to a couple of fanks and associated shielings, one easy to get to the other a bit more of a slog. My main latter target was a group of two fanks and two ...

... There are further interesting fanks into the glen that I'm looking forward to exploring and photographing. I managed quite a few photographs with variations but he...

... I also came across were a few fanks and hut circles (top left), these are not on any map or recorded as far as I know, something I find quite surprising. One fank is cl...