The Serpent's Tongue...

By Scottishlandscapes  
...found on the beach at Smeircleit on the southern tip of South Uist.

I saw a fishes head in the boulder? Do you or is it just me?

Tags: Scotland Western isles South uist Landscape and travel


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Comments


mrswoolybill Plus
9 902 1445 United Kingdom
22 May 2012 11:44AM
Pure serendipity, finding the association between the objects. I like the fact that you've used portrait, making the 'serpent' almost a casual presence in a bigger picture.
Once you start seeing faces there's no way back...
Moira

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woolybill1 Plus
9 19 66 United Kingdom
22 May 2012 11:49AM
It's not just you by any means. The men in white coats find out about us all sooner or later Wink
Wilder and wilder!
Regards
Bill
22 May 2012 11:58AM
They stopped wearing the white coats Bill, we were spotting them too easily. Wink
rontear Plus
13 8 7 England
22 May 2012 12:04PM
Such a wonderful location Dougie, and such names !!!
Ron.
SlowSong Plus
7 6.1k 29 England
22 May 2012 12:08PM
Definitely a prehistoric fish. Regurgitating something nasty as well by the look of it. Smile
Joline Plus
9 27 53 United States
22 May 2012 12:50PM
Yes....definitely a prehistoric fish....maybe he is eating the serpent...
Richsr Plus
9 90 220 England
22 May 2012 1:41PM
Certainly a big fish too Dougie, must be the air.
Interesting location be the looks too
Regards Richard
RonnieAG Plus
6 153 116 Scotland
22 May 2012 3:39PM
Moira always manages to analyse a shot so well, Dougie, and if find myself in total agreement with her: and you have managed to record that wonderful silver sand so characteristic of the NW Highlands.
Ronnie.
andylea 7 37 1 United Kingdom
22 May 2012 5:48PM
i can she the fishes face to dougie brilliant detail wonderful comp like the title too even though my mother in laws got one of them Tongue a cracker nice one Wink
andy
pluckyfilly Plus
9 350 33 United Kingdom
22 May 2012 6:09PM
good shapes in the sand complimented by a great sky - thanks for your comment on my upload today Dougie quite a complimentSmile
WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.6k 148 England
22 May 2012 7:15PM
Looks just like a lamprey to me......

They're coming to take me away, Ha-ha
They're coming to take me away,
Ho-ho Hee-hee-haa-haa To the funny farm
Where life is beautiful all the time
And I'll be happy to see those
Nice young men in their clean white coats and
They're coming to take me away, ha-ha!


Dave
danbrann Plus
11 582 16
22 May 2012 7:30PM
White sand White coats..they are coming to get you Dougie.
saltireblue Plus
6 5.6k 33 Norway
22 May 2012 8:02PM
I feel the fish is in the process of metamorphosis, Dougie. Its gills are adapting to air instead of water. It's almost there...

The sand reminds me of Bettyhill...

Malc
moiral 6 12 Scotland
22 May 2012 9:51PM
Bit like a whale's head I think. What a beautiful white beach too. Moira
jaktis Plus
12 84 Sweden
23 May 2012 5:41AM
I thought first that it was snow

Peter
23 May 2012 8:24AM
Love it Dougie. I see a giant Sea Horse complete with fins along the sweep of its back and then a head that"s lying in blackened sand Smile
Alun
AnnChown Plus
6 198 1 United Kingdom
23 May 2012 11:23AM
That's amazing - what a wonderful beach-scape! Loads of detail and what looks to me like a shark's head.
Ann
Niknut Plus
6 1.2k 68 United Kingdom
24 May 2012 3:50PM
Lovely shot !!!.....that white sand is amazing !!!.....nice 'monster' too !!
24 May 2012 11:06PM
A wonderful white sand, mixed up with such a beautiful variety of colours and shapes. No wonder there's poetry in it, not just for me! Smile
Johanna
Lockhart 10 6 United States
26 May 2012 4:17PM
Well seen.

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