“Yer aff yer heid”

Encouraged title from a check out to the Falkirk Wheel in Scotland and I’m sure this is what the locals ought to have explained when the engineers came up with this style!

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“Yer aff yer heid” = “You’re off your head” or “a minimal little bit daft” as they say in Scotland!

So this is also my to start with experiment with Adobe Lightroom4 and my new personal computer, well a next hand refurbished equipment with extra electricity and “things”. So significantly so excellent, well with the exception of dropping my entire i-tunes account! But that’s one more story.


“The Falkirk Wheel is a rotating boat raise in Scotland, United kingdom. It connects the Forth and Clyde Canal with the Union Canal. Named immediately after the nearby city of Falkirk in central Scotland, the raise opened in 2002. The two canals it serves ended up previously related by a collection of 11 locks, but by the 1930s these had fallen into disuse. The locks ended up crammed in and the land crafted upon.

The program to regenerate central Scotland’s canals to reconnect Glasgow with Edinburgh was led by British Waterways with help and funding from seven local authorities, the Scottish Company Community, the European Regional Enhancement Fund, and the Millennium Fee. Planners made the decision early on to make a dramatic twenty first-century landmark construction to reconnect the canals, instead of merely recreating the historic lock flight. Types ended up submitted for a boat raise to connection the canals the Falkirk Wheel-style gained. As with numerous Millennium Fee tasks the website contains a visitors’ centre containing a store, café, and exhibition centre.

The change in peak of the two canals at the wheel is 24 metres (79 ft), roughly equal to the peak of an eight-storey building. But the Union Canal is 11m better than the aqueduct which satisfies the wheel, and boats ought to go as a result of a pair of locks to descend from this canal onto the aqueduct at the top rated of the wheel. The aqueduct could not have been positioned better because of to conflicts with the historically significant Antonine Wall.”

Supply: Wikipedia


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