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Skerra Bus Shelter

By Cowser
Highland ingenuity in action. Skerra, a township (a smattering of crofts) in Sutherland on the north coast of Scotland, had no bus service. The local authority however provided a bus shelter but still no service. Sheep, in need shelter during lambing, were temporarily housed there in the Spring. Later in the year a local market garden enterprisingly utilised the shelter as a retail outlet and still no buses came.
This just illustrates the ingenuous mind and trusting nature of the Scottish Highlander as no sheep or produce was ever stolen from the shelter.
Thanks to Robert51 who reminded me that I too had an image of a multi purpose bus shelter.

Tags: Humourous Landscape and travel

Voters: nstewart, ZenTony, bobpaige1 and 11 more

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pamelajean Plus
16 1.8k 2263 United Kingdom
27 Jan 2021 2:47PM
I thought the bus service was bad where I live, but not as bad as this.
LoryC 6 2 Italy
27 Jan 2021 2:52PM
Lovely and meaningful image.

banehawi Plus
18 2.7k 4314 Canada
27 Jan 2021 2:53PM
I can see this on the news, "The annual Highland Geranium Hunt started today in Skerra"

Loaded a mod also, interesting shot.

Robert51 13 8 129 United Kingdom
28 Jan 2021 8:29AM
Great shot and I love the way it captures the way the shelter is in the middle of nowhere.

I think thats the one thing I love about Scotland is the space.

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