On the way through the rainy idyll of Scotland, a subterranean Lomo-surprise was expecting me in Dumbarton!
In May, I spent some days in Scotland. As I didn’t want to miss the highly praised Scottish scenery I went on an excursion to Loch Lomond. It’s close to Glasgow and according to Wikipedia it is the most beautiful lake in Scotland.
When I arrived in Balloch, I decided to hike a part of the “Three-Lochs-Way” down to the river Clyde.
Unfortunately, the weather was very Scottish and it started to rain soon. Even more unfortunately, it didn’t stop to rain anymore. Hence, I was hiking quite unmotivated through the fields and was quietly complaining about Scotland, the weather and everything else that came into my mind. Finally I arrived in Dumbarton, from where I wanted to catch the next bus back to Glasgow. I wasn’t able to find the correct bus stop right away and wandered about aimlessly through the city. While I was straying I came to the underpass at Strathleven Place. Imagine the situation: I’m soaked, cold, tired and as grumpy as the so-called cat. And then suddenly: Lomo pictures all over the place! I’m standing in an underpass of a Scottish small town and there are Lomo pictures everywhere.
That – and the fact that I found the bus soon afterwards – made my day. According to Lomography it is a project together with children from Dumbarton to make them experience their neighbourhood with different eyes. An excellent idea!