Quote:-
'It was such a spring day as breathes into a man an ineffable yearning, a painful sweetness,
a longing that makes him stand motionless, looking at the leaves or grass,
and fling out his arms to embrace he knows not what.' (John Galsworthy, The Forsyte Saga)

Springtime on the shore of Loch Oich, at Ardrishaig
(OS Grid Ref. NN300993 Nearest Post Code PH35 4HP)

Springtime on the shore of Loch Oich, at Ardrishaig (OS Grid Ref. NN300993 Nearest Post Code PH35 4HP)

Latest update - (desktop wallpaper & jigsaws)
Tuesday 26th April 2016

Loch Oich is a freshwater loch in the Highlands of Scotland. It forms part of the Caledonian Canal and lies between Loch Ness to the north east and Loch Lochy to the south west. Thomas Telford artificially raised the level of the loch by many feet to provide a navigable channel for the Caledonian Canal. The photograph is taken at the obelisk erected in 1812 on top of the 'Well of The Seven Heads'. The well has a gruesome past, involving the murder of seven men whose heads were severed and washed in the well.

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Daily Updates (Latest update )
Picture of the Day 1024x768 picture previously shown on these web pages
On This Day Events from Britain's past that occurred on
New! Daily Surprise Jigsaw A downloadable jigsaw from the archive. (These puzzles will have appeared previously on these web pages as surprise jigsaws or desktop wallpaper.) The jigsaws are cyclic, but it will currently take 14 months before they reappear.
Britain's changing seasons (Latest update Tuesday 26th April 2016)
New Picture of the Moment, plus two downloadable jigsaws of springtime on the shore of Loch Oich at Ardrishaig (1920x1080 HD widescreen desktop wallpaper)
New Desktop Wallpaper - page 1 - An opportunity to catch up with some that you might have missed
New Jigsaw Puzzles of the Moment
New Jigsaw Puzzles from the previous 3 uploads - An opportunity to catch up with some that you might have missed

Other Updates
New 1st March 2016 Another 31 archived jigsaws were added to the Daily Surprise section on 1st March 2016.
(You can now enjoy 15 months of daily surprise jigsaws before they reappear on the jigsaw page.)
New 9th February 2016 Flickr photos - A sample (with more to follow) of some of my favourite pictures that have been Picture of the Moment. Some are archived photos and some are currently on the wallpaper pages.
You can view a slideshow of 3 years of Beautiful Britain wallpaper via this link.

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