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

Tantallon Castle: symbol of strength

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The ancient seat of the Douglas Earls of Angus, Tantallon Castle tells a story of power, violence and treason. Most visitors didn’t bring a picnic – they brought guns!

Croft Moraig: circle of light

Inner circle with recumbent stone (centre) and one of the outer recumbent stones (foreground)

Right by the roadside near Kenmore in Perthshire is this wonderful stone circle – and some of its best friends appear to be trees

Gateway into 2015

Dunvegan gate

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

The best of 2014

Loch Leven Castle (Colin) 81

As the year draws to a close, I’m taking a look back at some of my favourite places and posts from 2014…

Glen Orchy – an old bridge, a magical stone and some desperate frogs

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What amazing things turn up when you start looking through old photos! And how daring was I? A deep gorge and a box bridge – let’s have a go!

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…

In a nutshell: Poldullie Bridge, Strathdon

Poldullie Bridge, Strathdon (2)

In the early 1700s, a lot of troubled water flowed under this elegant bridge in Aberdeenshire