Log on the Big Strand, Laggan Bay, Islay

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Picture of a log washed up on a beach in a bayA beach scene on the Big Strand in Laggan Bay. A log washed up on the beach, I used it as a marker to find the spot where I had come through the dunes on my way to the beach. The Mull of Oa in the distance.

Red phone box and post box in Port Wemyss, Isle of Islay

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Picture of a red phone box next to a wall with a post box, overlooking a coastThe old style red phone box in Port Wemyss, next to it a red post box in the pillar of the wall. The Atlantic in the background, not in the picture the Rhinns of Islay lighthouse (to the left on Orsay, you can just catch a glimpse of Orsay on the left behind the phone box).

Old and new at and in the Sound of Islay

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Picture of an old cannon pointing at a modern ferryI should think it’s well over a 100 years since this cannon was pointed at a ship in anger (if it ever was), now this┬ávery old cannon is standing outside the old RNLI station at Port Askaig at the Sound of Islay. The still quite new departing MV Finlaggan below the Paps of Jura in the distance.