In the shimmering red-gold twilight, a Scottish castle

You all should go visit Scotland in the Gloaming right now like I’ve been telling you all week, because they just posted some amazing new pictures like this one.

Dumbarton castle in the gloaming

Dumbarton Castle Gloaming by baaker2009

Also there’s a group on Flickr.

Fun fact about Dumbarton Castle:  it has the longest recorded history of any stronghold in Great Britain, dating back to the Iron Age.

Here’s a historical view of the place from an antique engraving:

You can find it here, between Edinburgh and Glasgow:

Yes I still have “Drunken Sailor” lodged in my brain, thanks for asking.  I really don’t know what to do at this point.  I hope it goes away before Sunday, because I missed Sundays with Clyfford Still last week because of it and I don’t want to miss it again.

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2 thoughts on “In the shimmering red-gold twilight, a Scottish castle

  1. I done did shuffle over to Gloaming, it was well worth the effort. Thank you. Now I must walk backwards to where this ‘drunk’n sailor song’ comes from. My drunk’n sailor days have long since sailed, but oh the stories.

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