A Tree

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 […]

Trees

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 […]

Light, Land and Heather… and ferns

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 […]

Of mobile telcos and leaving @EE

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 […]