Vessels of Decay

There is a beautiful melancholy as old buildings fade in to the ground.

These abandoned ruins used to be homes; places of shelter and protection.  Now, there is a tragic and funereal atmosphere, as they fade – slowly dissolving in to the earth.

But, at the same time, there’s something beautiful about the manner of this decay – as the natural materials that formed the walls are ever so slowly consumed by the land that produced them.

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Lindisfarne Priory on Holy Island 01
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Lindisfarne Priory on Holy Island 02
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Solitary dwelling at Calanais 01
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Solitary dwelling at Calanais 02
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Dùn Chàrlabhaigh / Carloway Broch 01
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Dùn Chàrlabhaigh / Carloway Broch 02
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Bleak house on Rannoch Moor 01
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Bleak house on Rannoch Moor 02
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Ruin at Knock Hill 01
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Ruin at Knock Hill 02

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