Heavy truck vibrations
Imposition by key industry
On a small town street
Where shop and restaurant crowd in
Serving local and tourist alike
This narrow tarmac burn
Tributary of the A9 river
Nearing its confluence

Martin Addison – 17/04/2021

“You can never have too many lights!” Trucker wisdom 😉 Heavy trucks like this one serve the economically important forestry and lumber industry in Scotland. This poem and image are my entry for Clare’s Share Your Desktop challenge this month.

The 4th choice – and I’m not choosing in any order…

…I know that my regular readers will have seen this one. We’re in Scotland and this is Loanhead of Duchally Farm beside the entry to the valley known as Gleneagles. We have holidayed here a couple of times now and I’m sure we will be back. The calm and beauty of the Ochil Hills are not lost on me – they were a favourite of my Father who was born not far away in Dundee. The only issue is that my Wife has concerns about the cold – being African that’s understandable, so we try to go when it’s ‘summer’. The warmth of the people in Perth & Kinross has warmed her heart though, so who knows – maybe in the future we could…