St Adamnan’s Cross in Glen Lyon

Who lived in this extraordinary glen, 1300 years ago? One man who did was St Adamnan, and this simple cross remembers his kindness…

Carnbane Castle and a banquet for a bard

On top of a little wooded knoll in Glen Lyon, I felt as if I’d stepped straight into a legend…

The stone circles of Fortingall

Stirred by recent human activity, these ancient circles present an enduring puzzle. Sometimes it really is better to leave stones unturned!

Portraits of a cold climate

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