Tags archives: River Nith

  • Nithraid 2017 night time

  • Nithraid 2017 was the first time when this popular Dumfries river Nith festival continued into the night time with live music, film projections, tasty vegan stew, campfires and stories by the Vikings.I was privileged to document the efforts of talented artists from the Stove Network that masterm[...]
  • Nithsdale Regatta 2015

  • Nithsdale Amateur Rowing Club regatta was a momentous event this year, as in 2015 the club celebrated 150 years since the foundation of the club (NARC). The traditional 750m sprint race on the river Nith in Dumfries took place on 11 April, coinciding with Oxford v Cambridge 2015 races date.On th[...]
  • Kingholm Quay in thick fog

  • After the burst of primary colours of the Christmas holiday palette the quiet dignity of pastel hues of the thick fog descending over Kingholm Quay was refreshing.I was looking for clean simplicity for my images. I found it in the repetitive vertical shafts of dried heathers standing proud along[...]
  • Nithraid 2014 - another success for the Stovies!

  • Nithraid 2014 is a return of a fun and spirited public celebration of the River Nith crossing Dumfries. Masterminded and organised by The Stove artists' collective, this year's Nithraid is bigger and more eventful and colourful. Some 5000 spectators lined the riverbanks on September 13 to see the Sa[...]
  • River Nith between hail and rain

  • I photographed these views of the River Nith near Kingholm Quay during May thunderstorms - when brief sunlight spells were sandwiched between heavy rain and bouts of hail - but forgot to publish them on my blog. Catching up!It almost shocks me that I can see the light hitting the tips of the hil[...]
  • Boats on the river Nith - Dock Park, Dumfries

  • After a long refurbishment the revitalised Dock Park in Dumfries has finally opened to public. To celebrate the launch the whole two weeks of activities - music performances, face painting and storytelling, orienteering and balance bike training and many others - were scheduled to lure the visitors.[...]
  • Sun sets at Kingholm Quay Dumfries

  • Don't believe the weather lore!'Red sky at night; shepherds delight, Red sky in the morning; shepherds warning.'I saw a lovely warm light descending on Kingholm Quay on Wednesday afternoon and hurried down the road with my camera to capture the banks of the River Nith and the harbour build[...]
  • Exploring Kingholm Quay, Dumfries

  • My first photographs taken at Kingholm Quay in Dumfries, about 500 yards from our house, will give you an idea where we live now. It was only several days after River Nith flooded the bottom of the road, so the wonderful expanse of marshland grass where the locals walked their dogs (and which I desi[...]