Fiery sunset mist, caledonian forest, Rothiemurchus

Fiery Mist

Fiery mist in the Caledonian Forest, Rothiemurchus Our three weeks of heatwave summer came crashing to an end on saturday with some close-up thunder, lightning and torrential rain.  However, shortly before sunset the sun reappeared, and the forest started steaming after all the rain.  I spent a breathless ten minutes jumping through the heathery bog […]

Cairngorms from Ord Ban

Last Autumn Colour – Cairngorms and Rothiemurchus. The autumn here has been so colourful this year, now with the purple birch branches showing through the last golden leaves.  This view looks across Loch an Eilein and the plain of Rothiemurchus to the Cairngorm mountains. Didn’t the full moon seem extra-bright this week?  Maybe we haven’t […]