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The Ring of Brodgar

The Ring of Brodgar
Watercolour, 23 x 34 cm


The Ring of Brodgar stands at the centre of a Neolithic ritual landscape in the west Mainland of Orkney. The area is considered so important that it has been given the status of a World Heritage Site.

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I love ancient sites like this. They have the same sense of timelessness that I find in mountains and wild landscapes. There is a feeling of countless generations of people coming and going and yet, through the ages, these stones have stood here virtually unchanged.

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  1. yes this place looks special and you've cought it keith
    love the clean and simple shapes and colors in this one,peacefull

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  2. I'll have to come over and do some walking in your part of the world, Keith!

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  3. Thanks Rob and Kevin.

    Yes it's great for wilderness walking, Diane. Probably a bit wetter and boggier than your part of the world though!

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  4. This painting talks to me Keith .. love it!!

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