Windows: Old Castle Lachlan


Something to brighten a rainy day… the view from a window in Old Castle Lachlan on Loch Fyne. This is the ancient stronghold of the Maclachlans of Strathlachlan, and it certainly has some stories to tell.  You can read more in this article on The Hazel Tree. Photo © Jo Woolf

Windows: Edinburgh Castle


It’s about time I started another photography theme, and the next one I’ve chosen is ‘Windows’. This one is in the Royal Apartments at Edinburgh Castle, in the tiny room where, on 19th June 1566, Mary Queen of Scots gave birth to her son, the future James VI and I. More about Edinburgh Castle at […]

First breath of winter


This morning, our woodlands are touched by the eerie beauty of freezing fog

Autumn in Glen Garry


Taken by Colin on 17th October on the road that leads west through Glen Garry to Kinloch Hourn.   He saw plenty of red deer and said that stags were roaring from the hills. Photo © Colin Woolf

Beeches in Sutherland’s Grove


Thank you to everyone who suggested that my next photo series should focus on autumn in Scotland.   A lovely idea!  This is my first choice, taken in Sutherland’s Grove in Argyll. Photo © Colin Woolf

Waves at Eoropie

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Waves sweeping in from the Atlantic at Eoropie (Eòrapaidh) on the Isle of Lewis. This is the last in my photo-series on water.   Do you have any suggestions for my next theme?    Image © Jo Woolf

Jewels of the sea

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The latest in my water-themed photo series – taken from the pier on the Isle of Lismore, as we waited for the ferry.   The light was being refracted into wonderful blues and greens, making the stones look like exotic jewels. Image © Jo Woolf 


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The glorious beach at Sanna in Ardnamurchan is the latest in my water-themed photo series.  A long drive, but well worth the effort! Image © Jo Woolf

Golden water

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Now that summer has arrived in Scotland (a welcome surprise!) I’ve chosen another in my water-themed photo series, with a refreshingly cool feel:  sunlight dappling the rocks in a burn on the Isle of Lismore. Copyright © Jo Woolf

Bracklinn Falls

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From droplets to a roaring torrent… this is the majesty of Bracklinn Falls after heavy rain, photographed on a wet day at the end of summer. To get to the falls… Look for the brown signpost as you come into Callander from the east, and follow the road up to a car park.  It’s a […]