AROUND KILSYTH

January 2021

Welcome to 2021! Here are a few photographs around Kilsyth, taken on the second day of January 2021. The first is recognisable to everyone: the Bandstand in Burngreen. The next one is part of the golf course Happy New Year! The following week, icy weather over Kilsyth and the dam was frozen. The next two photographs were taken once the ice started to thaw (12 January). No matter the weather, the scenery around Kilsyth is always beautiful.

December 2020

Some familiar photos as some of these have been posted here before. However, it's such a lovely area they deserve another viewing! Anyone any ideas where the view of the church tower could have been taken from? These were taken on Tuesday 22 December 2020, now 9 months since initial lockdown of the country. Let's all pray for a healthy 2021.

Frosty scenes around the cooches and the dam, Monday 7 December. Still lovely, no matter the weather.

The first fall of snow on Tamtain this winter - 3 December 2020. A wee bit misty too; maybe some better photos to come.

November 2020

No colour left at all on the trees now but hopefully some nice reflections on the canal for your enjoyment. Also, had to include our hairy friends, the heilan' coos! Look at those horns.

Friday, 27 November 2020

The days are getting darker and shorter but some lighter days too. Here is a photograph of a tree in the Colzium which had to be felled recently due to some of it already falling and accidentally hitting someone. Hopefully that person wasn't too badly hurt. 16 November 2020.

So nice to see so many wreaths around the War Memorial during this pandemic. Also, a lovely tribute from a young child included. 10 Nov 2020. It has come to light that the little stone was painted by one of the Scouts from the local troop. Well done!

The colours are definitely changing now and there aren't many leaves left on the trees. However, our wee town is still a lovely place with plenty of walks to do. Work is being carried out on the marshes so not sure when it will be open to the public again. Here are a few taken today - 4 November 2020.

October 2020

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Changing Colours. The first three were taken late afternoon. First - Mattock's Hole from behind Register Road, second looking west from Burngreen Brae and third is Market Street. 12 October 2020.

The second three were taken the next morning (13 October) and show the hills from the Cooches, the path behind Stirling Road and the wooden bridge along the lade path. Open each photograph to see in full. Third row (15 October) - Hill Road (past the golf course), The Academy and - is it Tamtain or Garrell Hill? 4th row - various scenes in the Colzium Grounds. 22 October 2020. Within a space of 10 days, the colours have changed quite dramatically.

September 2020

A few scenes around Kilsyth on a lovely September day. Hopefully they are easily recognisable to everyone. The colours are beginning to change and there is a definite autumn feeling in the air.

24 September 2020.

14 Sept 2020 - A beautiful autumn morning in the walled garden at the Colzium for your enjoyment. To see in full screen, click on four-corner square at the bottom right hand corner.

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