Further studies in the shapes of characterful trees, Glen Affric: this time, in black and white.
A small selection of photos from a weekend trip to Mull last September – a couple of views around Lochdon, Duart Castle from the ferry and Lismore Lighthouse basking in the sunlight on the way back.
The reflections of Creag an Aonaich in Loch Awe on a calm day take some beating. Only question is: with or without the boat?
Mist rising on Ben Lawers, taken from Kenmore on Loch Tay
There’s something a bit romantic about the cosiness of suburban streets in the fog.
Time for something a little different, and back in the original spirit of this blog as a source for mobile photos, as well. I spotted this tree in the middle of Craigie in Perth – perhaps an unexpected location for so elegant a life-form, and testament to the selectivity of photography. Camera never lies? If […]
Pine forests: what’s not to like? Scots Pine trees stand tall and proud, burnished orange-gold catching the sun; birch trees get a bit old and develop gnarly character. These are from a stroll in the Black Woods of Rannoch, on the south shore of Loch Rannoch. I noticed Gunnar’s Tree, named for Gunnar Godwin, a chap whose […]
View Larger Map I was quite pleased to notice that one of my favourite afternoon quick-escape locations is technically just north of the Highland Boundary Fault. As I drove off the road, a flock of over 20 grouse shot out from the undergrowth and sprinted for dear life in front of me up to the […]
A quick cost-benefit analysis: EE Vodafone+3 cost £37/month £9+£12.90/month 2g coverage fine excellent / NA 3g coverage fine NA / excellent reliability atrocious excellent contract length 24mo 12+1mo Just to be clear, by “atrocious” I mean EE’s signal drops-out every time it rains or blows a gale, which in our particular geography is at […]
An initial experiment with the new mobile phone camera – part of the regular dog-walking route this evening.