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Faces of 2012

George Galloway, who was re-elected an MP

Drawing by Bob Smith

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Drymen, Stirlingshire
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20 December 2012

My journey
through the year
in pictures

Islay McLeod

New Year's Day: Perthshire

Early spring: Ayrshire

Early spring: Merchant City, Glasgow


Early spring: Ratho


Later the same day: Breich

Easter: Thornhill

Spring weekend down at my Uncle Loudon's

Spring: a heroine of mine, Helen Bamber

Late spring: Straiton, Ayrshire

May bank holiday: Irvine

Summer in Glasgow

July on Skye

A midsummer celebration in Raasay

Late summer: Troon harbour

Autumn in Sutherland

Autumn dead wood

October: demo in Glasgow

The same season in Edinburgh

Winter: Cupar

December: the arrival of Christmas in Bathgate

Islay McLeod is deputy editor of the Scottish Review