White cottage at Arisaig

Arisaig (2)

Overlooking the white sands of Arisaig is this delightful little cottage… and there’s a reason why the grass is so green!

Portraits of a cold climate

Approaching snowstorm

In early spring the mountains are still in the grip of snow, ice and piercing winds… but there’s beauty in abundance

Light on the Lakes

Windermere, night-time by Chris Sansom (Nov 2013)

Some lovely long exposures of Derwent Water and Windermere, by photographer Chris Sansom.

Blues of autumn

Reflections (October 2013)

Autumn’s colours aren’t confined to red and gold…

Fingers of ice

Icy fingers near falls on River Braan

Last February, the frost had transformed this lovely gorge in Perthshire into a wonderland of ice…

A tree of fire

Mountain ash (Oct 2013)

Autumn has set light to this beautiful old mountain ash, photographed in the hills above Braemar.

Looking again at lichen

Garvellachs:  Lichen-covered wall

Some of my favourite photos, all taken in one place: Eileach an Naoimh, in the Garvellachs.

Lagavulin from Dunyvaig

Lagavulin © CWoolf

Lagavulin distillery from Dunyvaig – celebrating World Whisky Day!

Study in green and grey

Green and Grey

I loved the simple contrasts of this photo, taken on a walk in Wharfedale with Verity and Chris.   It could easily have been PhotoShopped to bring out the green against the grey, but since I have no idea how to use PhotoShop you can be assured that it hasn’t! Taken with my fast-deteriorating Lumix DMC-FX37. […]

Ice mountain


A fascinating study of ice crystals in a Knoydart river