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All things vintage

When was the last time....?

A girl's best friend

"A girl's best friend isn't diamonds and pearls - it's her dog." - Anon

I love places....

"I love places that make you realise how small your problems are." - Monaly Depala

Sand heart

"Fill your heart with what's important, and let go of all the rest!" - Amy Barnes

National Flower of Scotland

One legend has it that a sleeping party of Scottish warriors were saved from ambush by an invading Norse army when one of the enemies trod on the spiky plant. His anguished cry roused the slumbering warriors who duly vanquished the invader and adopted the thistle as their national symbol.

Catching leaves

"October threw a party; the leaves by hundreds came - the Chestnuts, Oaks and Maples, and leaves of every name." - George Cooper

All grown up

Keep calm....

Dawn - Pitfour Lake - Aberdeenshire

"Family: Like all the different branches on a tree, we all grow in different directions, but our roots remain the same." - Emma Walker

A few favourite black and white portraits

Serenity Project - October 2016 - Collaborative Project

Welcome to October's Serenity Project!  Can't believe another month has passed since the last time we posted!  Time seems to pass ever so quickly at the moment, so it was good to slow down and focus on something completely disconnected from all the busyness surrounding these past four weeks.  
Look forward to following the circle around and enjoy soaking up lots of incredibly beautiful and serene images from the rest of the SP girls this month.  Next stop is SueandI know you're going to really enjoy!  Please click here.

Autumn portraiture

"The most important thing a girl wears is her confidence." - Rebecca Hawksley

Fall

"Come said the leaves to the wind one day, come o'er the fields and we will play.  Put on your dresses scarlet and gold, for summer is gone and the days grow cold."  - George Elliot

Peterhead Harbour

"She loved the sea.  
She liked the sharp salty smell of the air, 
and the vastness of the horizons.... 
It made her feel small but free as well." 
- George R. R. Martin

8 reasons why photography is a fantastic hobby

Are you considering taking up photography but feeling cautious about investing in expensive equipment in case you change your mind, or discover it's not for you? Then this post may prove helpful.

Everything has beauty

"Everything has beauty, but not everyone can see it." - Conficus

A home

"A house is made with walls and beams.  A home is made with love and dreams." - Anon

October

"My favourite colour is October." - Kathryn Denton-Irwin

Like a flower

"Like a flower you must allow yourself to grow in all the places people thought you never would." - E.V

A fallen leaf

22/365
"A fallen leaf is nothing more than summer's wave goodbye." - Lynda Philpott

Sycamore seeds

"Nature has the best box of crayons." - Kio Cards

Autumn 2016

"Autumn shows us how beautiful it is to let things go." - Alexandra Horsley

Scottish thistle in autumn

Happiness is....

"Happiness is a cup of coffee and a really good book!" - Anon

Building

“Everything around us builds us.... books, films, family... everything out there is building our personality!” ― Deyth Banger.

Fruit jewels

Look after the pennies