Olympus UK E-System User Group
Olympus UK E-System User Group

Join our unique resource for Olympus Four Thirds E-System DSLR and Pen and OM-D Micro Four Thirds photographers. Show your images via our free e-group photo gallery. Please read the e-group.uk.net forum terms and conditions before posting for the first time. Above all, welcome!


Go Back   Olympus UK E-System User Group > Show your photos > Foto Fair

Foto Fair Post your photos for friendly, non-critical feedback. This is the place to show pictures if you aren't yet ready for full-blooded critique, or simply want to share an interesting picture with other e-group visitors.

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #16  
Old 10th July 2019
Jim Ford Jim Ford is offline
Full member
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Watford, Herts..
Posts: 8,264
Thanks: 450
Thanked 583 Times in 505 Posts
Likes: 2,616
Liked 1,614 Times in 1,033 Posts
Re: Fiona McLeod has Left the Building

Fiona Macleod was the pseudonym of the writer William Sharp:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Sharp_(writer)

One of his poems - 'The Immortal Hour' was made into an opera by the British composer Rutland Boughton:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rutland_Boughton

Never heard of him? Well, you ought to have - his opera still holds the World Record for the greatest number of consecutive performances of a serious opera. It's one of my favourites.

Another claim to fame is that he started the original Glasonbury music festivals:

"In addition to his compositions, Boughton is remembered for his attempt to create an "English Bayreuth" at Glastonbury, establishing the first series of Glastonbury Festivals. They ran with enormous success from 1914 until 1926."

Jim
Reply With Quote
  #17  
Old 11th July 2019
Beagletorque's Avatar
Beagletorque Beagletorque is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2014
Location: Extreme South Midlands, England
Posts: 7,066
Thanks: 1,216
Thanked 860 Times in 777 Posts
Likes: 2,187
Liked 3,949 Times in 1,454 Posts
Re: Fiona McLeod has Left the Building

Quote:
Originally Posted by pandora View Post
Dunvegan Castle is the ancestral home of Clan McLeod!
But don't let Mrs Beagletorque hear you say that.
Dunvegan's dungeon is five star to where she will send you!

I suppose they're jumping on the non meat eating bandwagon to further their business profile with the hipster veg munching wedding crowd.
Bruce on the other hand loves a sausage.
Reply With Quote
  #18  
Old 11th July 2019
pandora's Avatar
pandora pandora is online now
Full member
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Victoria, Australia
Posts: 16,407
Thanks: 875
Thanked 1,518 Times in 1,469 Posts
Likes: 1,969
Liked 4,259 Times in 1,928 Posts
Re: Fiona McLeod has Left the Building

On touring Scotland, Dunvegan was the only place I didn't photograph. At the gate a bonnie lassie in the ticket box ripped us off! ... Well I guess the maintenance cost of a castle must be pretty high.
__________________
www.markgreenhill.com.au
My Flickr

* mark * Wangaratta, Victoria, Australia **
The OM-D E-M1 Mark II * OM-D M5 MkII * XZ2 * XZ1 * E3
On post-processing: The camera kneads the dough, PP bakes the bread - Greenhill
Reply With Quote
  #19  
Old 11th July 2019
Zuiko's Avatar
Zuiko Zuiko is offline
Administrator
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Dunmow, Essex
Posts: 22,060
Thanks: 1,984
Thanked 3,147 Times in 2,456 Posts
Likes: 3,383
Liked 4,454 Times in 2,115 Posts
Re: Fiona McLeod has Left the Building

Quote:
Originally Posted by pandora View Post
I believe so but there was nothing online.
She must have used a net then.
__________________
John

"A hundredth of a second here, a hundredth of a second there even if you put them end to end, they still only add up to one, two, perhaps three seconds, snatched from eternity." ~ Robert Doisneau
Reply With Quote
  #20  
Old 11th July 2019
Beagletorque's Avatar
Beagletorque Beagletorque is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2014
Location: Extreme South Midlands, England
Posts: 7,066
Thanks: 1,216
Thanked 860 Times in 777 Posts
Likes: 2,187
Liked 3,949 Times in 1,454 Posts
Re: Fiona McLeod has Left the Building

Quote:
Originally Posted by Zuiko View Post
She must have used a net then.

Or TNT, quite popular with the SNP.
Reply With Quote
  #21  
Old 12th July 2019
pandora's Avatar
pandora pandora is online now
Full member
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Victoria, Australia
Posts: 16,407
Thanks: 875
Thanked 1,518 Times in 1,469 Posts
Likes: 1,969
Liked 4,259 Times in 1,928 Posts
Re: Fiona McLeod has Left the Building

I thought that was more the MO of the IRA?
__________________
www.markgreenhill.com.au
My Flickr

* mark * Wangaratta, Victoria, Australia **
The OM-D E-M1 Mark II * OM-D M5 MkII * XZ2 * XZ1 * E3
On post-processing: The camera kneads the dough, PP bakes the bread - Greenhill
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Look What Santa Left Grumpy Hec Foto Fair 7 27th December 2014 08:43 AM
HELP! Left over Tomatoes Graham_of_Rainham The lounge 14 19th October 2014 05:12 PM
Put your Left Leg in Nick Temple-Fry Foto Fair 9 6th December 2012 09:12 PM
Left hand down a bit.... Wee man Foto Fair 13 11th January 2011 10:55 AM
Mark Bullock has left the building... OlyFlyer The lounge 4 16th May 2008 06:01 AM


All times are GMT. The time now is 05:43 AM.


The Write Technology Ltd, 2007-2019, All rights reservedAd Management plugin by RedTyger