Dunnichen, Dun Nechtain, Nechtansmere – take your pick (or should that be Pict?) We don’t know where this battle took place, but we know one thing: the Picts were delighted with the outcome!
Wildlife & nature
According to a Greek legend, wood anemones – or windflowers – sprang up where the tears of Aphrodite fell. A lovely story, although she must have wept quite a lot, poor girl!
This radiant little coastal dweller starts flowering in April, and continues right through the summer.
Beeches evoke the true beauty of the British landscape, with their majestic shape and vivid autumn colours.
I’ve never seen a bridge like this before… just what are those upright boulders all about? Stonehenge-in-Wharfedale?
When the Picts chose to build a broch on this windswept hilltop in central Skye, they wanted it to be impregnable – and for good reasons.
Colin has just finished his golden eagle painting – and here it is!