They say pictures tell a story but that story is not always obvious. I thought of displaying this image and inviting you to work out the story but unless you know the area it would be difficult.
The place is Cullen, a small town on the Buchan/Banff/Moray coast. It used to be a fishing village, like many of the villages along this coast. I am told that you could walk the length and breadth of the harbour (only a small part seen here) by stepping from boat to boat. Now as you see the harbour is empty. It could not accommodate the larger trawlers. Now only one or two small boats collect crabs and lobsters. The former close-packed fisher homes are now mostly double-glazed holiday houses. The Victorian viaduct that used to carry the railway along the coast is now a ramblers walkway and the sandy sweep of Cullen bay to which holidaymakers from the central belt used to flock has lost out to cheap package holidays in warmer areas.