Thinking about it the West of Scotland was today probably the warmest place on the planet at the latitude of 56 degrees north of the equator. 8C (46F) is not bad for mid winter.
|There is a good viewpoint at Lyle Hill with a vista north across the Firth to the Highlands.|
|I was surprised to see this whin (gorse) bush in bloom.|
|Newark Castle in Port Glasgow.|
|The Titan crane in Greenock towers over an apartment block. The 150 ton crane was used to fit out ships in years past.|
|The Hebridean Princess at its winter dock. This was a ferry that was converted into a small cruise ship.|