Scottish islands: Skye

Kilt Rock waterfall crop

The Mealt falls on the Isle of Skye:   from Loch Mealt on the north-east coast, an outflow (it’s too short to be called a river!) takes a dramatic plunge of about 180 feet into the sea below.  You can see the basalt columns of Kilt Rock in the distance. Photo copyright © Jo Woolf

Scottish islands: Lismore

Lismore 206

The new theme for my photography posts is Scottish islands, and my first choice is the beautiful island of Lismore.   This view was taken in May last year, looking south-west across the Sound of Mull. Photo copyright © Jo Woolf If you’d like to explore the history of Lismore, check out my post about Castle […]

Ardnamurchan’s volcano

Ardnamurchan volcano (1)

There can’t be many places in the UK where you can drive through the magma chamber of an extinct volcano…

Random rocks: Degnish

Degnish rocks (1)

The Earth has been playing squash with these rocks on the coast of Argyll!

Random rocks: beach sculpture

Knoydart rocks 2

The waves can create wonderful flowing sculptures, like this one on Knoydart

Random rocks: Skipness

Skipness Crop

The second in my photo-series on rocks! Some spectacular formations can be found at Skipness in Kintyre…

Random rocks: Loch Linnhe

Pebbles near Appin

Rocks are the new theme for my photography posts! These were found on the shore of Loch Linnhe in Argyll

Gateway into 2015

Dunvegan gate

A lovely old gateway near Dunvegan Castle on the Isle of Skye…

St John’s Church, Ballachulish

Ballachulish St John's

Next in my series on doorways is this lovely entrance to St John’s Church in Ballachulish…

Doorway into Dunfermline Abbey Church

Dunfermline Doorway Crop

Glorious 11th century adornment and a glimpse of stained glass within…