Water Lilies — Fan Of… #117

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This week’s Fan Of… is Water Lilies. I’ve always enjoyed seeing other peoples shots of Water Lilies but never had any to share myself. That is, until now, when the ones down at the Forth & Clyde Canal started to bloom.

Here are a few…

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Birdlife at the Canal — Fan Of… #116

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This week’s Fan Of… is birdlife at the canal. Enjoy this gallery of a mixture of swans, ducks, geese, a great blue heron & a cormorant 😃

Geese
Greylag geese
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Kalkhoff E-Bikes — Fan Of… #115

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This week’s Fan Of… Our Kalkhoff e-bikes which are totally awesome & have changed our lives.

My wife & I are just entering our 10th year without a car & couldn’t be happier about it. Up until last year, we went everywhere by public transport or on foot. Last year, with the pandemic, came major travel restrictions, especially so on public transport. As restrictions have started to lift, we are still not overjoyed by the prospect of sitting in an enclosed space with others to travel & have become confined to where ever we can get to on foot.

Until last month, that is, when we took delivery of our 2 new Kalkhoff Agattu 1.S XXL e-bikes (the shot below was taken the day after we got them) & we couldn’t be happier with them 😃

Kalkhoff Agattu e-bikes
Kalkhoff Agattu e-bikes
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Lensy’s View of the Falkirk Wheel — Fan Of… #114

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This week’s Fan Of… Lensy’s view of the Falkirk Wheel.

These first two shots were taken at the lock entrance to the wheel basin, & the wheel in the background looks like a giant bird head.

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Falkirk Wheel — Fan Of… #113

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This week’s Fan Of… is the Falkirk Wheel. The Falkirk Wheel (☜ click here for more info) is a rotating boat lift that moves canal boats up & down between the Forth & Clyde and Union Canals.

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A Different View of The Kelpies — Fan Of… #112

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This week’s Fan Of… is the Kelpies as seen by Lensy.

This Fan Of... post follows on from last weeks Fan Of… #111 about The Kelpies (☜ click here for more info). So far, I haven’t seen many other lensball shots of the Kelpies & thought they would lend themselves to this style of photography.

Lensball shot of the Kelpies
Lensball shot of the Kelpies
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The Kelpies — Fan Of… #111

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This week’s Fan Of… The Kelpies.

The Kelpies (☜ click here for more info) are the largest equine sculptures in the world & are modelled on two workhorses of times gone by, Duke & Baron, representing the lineage of the heavy horse that were key to Scotland’s industrial success. The Kelpies sit at the eastern end of the Forth & Clyde Canal & are well worth a visit if you are ever in the area.

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Happy Anniversary 🎉 — Fan Of… #110

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This week’s Fan Of… celebrating another anniversary with my awesome wife, Susan (☜ click to check out her site) — Happy Anniversary, Sweetie 😘

We’ve been together 24 years now, & married 18. We don’t have a car through choice & so have recently been saving like mad to get ourselves a couple of long-distance e-bikes. They arrived just over a week ago, in time for our latest anniversary, & the adventures have already started. We will be using the local canal paths to get around & explore as many of the local attractions as possible by bike.

Forth & Clyde Canal
Forth & Clyde Canal
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Down by the Canal — Fan Of… #109

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This week’s Fan Of… is down at the Canal.

A couple of wweks back saw a bright, almost cloudless morning & too good of a chance to pass up to visit the Forth & Clyde Canal. These following shots were taken down at Lock 20, nr Banknock.

Forth & Clyde Canal
Forth & Clyde Canal
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A Dawn Walk With Lensy Pt 3 — Fan Of… #108

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This week’s Fan Of… is a dawn walk with Lensy.

Nearing the end of my walk with Lensy, the path goes into some woodland. Near the start were a couple of decent stumps with good lighting which was too good an opportunity to pass up.

Woodland through a lensball
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