Monday, December 01, 2008

A Shetland Moment

I'll say a word or two about LosCon soon, but I just got home and noticed a recent post on my wife's blog. Just some pictures of Shetland, really, but I find them quite stunning. I'll be over there soon myself.

Beautiful. Kinda heartbreaking to have not been part of it for the last couple of months. How weird.

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9 Comments:

Anonymous inklings said...

That IS beautiful...


Bryan

4:35 PM  
Blogger David Anthony Durham said...

Thanks, Bryan.

Yeah, I think so too.

5:00 PM  
Blogger Gabriele C. said...

Wow, that scenery is breathtaking. I read back on the posts, and now I so want to travel to Scotland again.

5:53 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Can I raise? My brother took this photo yesterday while going to class. The white line is the end of the quay.

Luckily I live and work in the Mainland.

1:04 PM  
Blogger David Anthony Durham said...

Ah... I assume that the quay is supposed to be above the waterline?...

6:34 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Well, yes. Even the doors are supposed to be above the waterline.

6:39 PM  
Blogger David Anthony Durham said...

Oh. That's not good. This is Venice, I presume? The Sinking City. I toured much of Italy, but never got to Venice. Perhaps I should have...

6:48 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Ah, I figure that you missed this.

The article is a bit dramatic, high waters are a part of life here (not for me, I live in the Mainland, and in a high area who is safe from river and rain floodings too).

7:03 PM  
Blogger David Anthony Durham said...

Oh, yes, I did miss it. I've been a bit self-absorbed lately. Thanks for the links.

7:29 PM  

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