Monday, 13 January 2020
Cramond Island Gallery. Edinburgh Day.
A female goosander with reflection on the River Almond walk in Edinburgh. Both diving ducks used the current in this river to aid catching fish, the female and green headed male bobbing easily and completely unconcerned through the numerous rapids and mini waterfalls, keeping pace with us walking on the bank as they dived repeatedly for their breakfast. Once they reached the coast a mile and a half downstream they flew inland again, back up the river- presumably to repeat the process.
Barnbougle Castle, (originally dated 13th century but extensively remodeled in the late 1800s and now a popular upmarket wedding venue) was not used in Outlander--- but I've visited it as well a few years ago....just in case...