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Posties Delight...

By Scottishlandscapes  
…the Postbox in the village of Torrin on the road to Elgol, the blaze of colour picked out by the sunlight stopped me in my tracks.

Tags: Scotland Skye Flowers and plants Isle of skye Lochaber Landscape and travel

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andylea 9 37 1 United Kingdom
25 Oct 2013 6:24AM
wonderful colours dougie belting comp and detail a beauty nice one Wink

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brownsilent 11 7 2 United Kingdom
25 Oct 2013 7:34AM
My delight, too. I love them, and they seem so Scottish to me, cause they grow all over the place. Tried to plant them in my garden - but as it seems they need a peaty, boggy soil. Not clay.
I wish I was a postbox!
25 Oct 2013 7:42AM
Had loads of those in my garden where I used to live ( not in Scotland! )....the ground wasn't peaty or boggy, it was basically just........muck! Grin

Tasty image, lovely light.

Johanna you would get postcards everyday but they would be for other people.
It's maybe just the clay they don't like.
danbrann Plus
13 637 17
25 Oct 2013 8:25AM
A floral delight and an eye catching post box made more beautiful by that spotlight from the days sun.
Richsr 11 91 223 England
25 Oct 2013 8:40AM
Certain look to enjoy this spot Dougie - well composed
moiral 8 12 Scotland
25 Oct 2013 8:53AM
These grow wild in the woods near me too Dougie - beautiful line of colour with that wee post box popping up. Moira
Fefe Plus
6 23 31 United Kingdom
25 Oct 2013 10:19AM
What a pretty place for a postbox....Lovely coloursGrin
woolybill1 Plus
11 23 72 United Kingdom
25 Oct 2013 12:30PM
Most unusual and quite delightful!
RonnieAG Plus
8 154 118 Scotland
25 Oct 2013 12:50PM
I cannot be certain but I think that is a bank of Montbretia, Dougie, and it makes a beautiful edging to this section of the village roadway.
Montbretia it is it seems Ronnie.
Mari 14 1.8k United Kingdom
25 Oct 2013 7:00PM
Gorgeous montbretia Dougie, reminds me of Ireland too where they grow along with the fuschia bushes in the hedges, lovely image...
barbarahirst 9 27 12 United Kingdom
25 Oct 2013 7:29PM
I only got one grow in the allotment this year
Nigeve1 Plus
5 1.4k 101 United Kingdom
25 Oct 2013 7:34PM
Eyecatching image with the colourful Crocosmia and postbox.
Mike_Smith Plus
10 490 1 United Kingdom
25 Oct 2013 8:05PM
Certainly beautiful colours, nice image
jaktis 14 84 Sweden
26 Oct 2013 4:55PM
The postbox really stands out


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