In the evening of Feb 7 2015, I was driving back along the A90 from Dundee to Perth, right into this sunset. It lasted a while, so I pulled over beside the road in the Carse of Gowrie to shoot it, including a reflection in the car roof (as one does!). Stunning light.
Three views of the beach at Crail – for the geologists, the rock is old red Devonian sandstone. For everyone else, the seaweed is slippery and the water is wet.
Back in the middle of September, I spent a couple of hours exploring the Black Woods of Rannoch – a Caledonian Forest reserve on the south side of Loch Rannoch. One of the things that struck me – apart from a mosquito – was the sheer proliferation of toadstools, both fly-agaric and others, littering the […]
More seasonal colours – red hawthorn berries seen on a walk in local woods.
Detail of a fly agaric mushroom – just one of many tens of fungi found on a walk in the Black Woods of Rannoch, one of a few Caledonian Forest reserves.
The beginnings of yummy juiciness – red and some ripe black blackberries.
Detail of raindrops on a collection of sweet pea flower petals.
Yesterday’s tomato, the first we’ve grown, was viciously plucked and joyfully consumed in a ham sandwich. Boy, did it taste nice. Shown here on a wooden chair arm – the new and the old (the chair being made some time around 1904, I think). (A 6-frame panorama, taken with a Minolta Rokkor 55mm f/1.7 […]
Our efforts keeping the garden well watered in the summer heat seem to be paying off – one of the first strawberries in the sun.
You can’t beat a roaring snug wood fire 🙂