Beech Colour

Beech Colour, Loch Vaa We don’t have many Beech here, so it was intensely colourful seeing these this morning in the bright sun, after an icy start. “Music is the miniature of the whole harmony of the universe, for the harmony of the universe is music itself, and man must show the same harmony. In […]

Craigellachie Mist Clearing

Craigellachie Mist Clearing, Aviemore Our stunning Indian summer lasted until monday – then it was back to grey and chilly!  This is our local hill of Craigellachie in the morning with the mist clearing to reveal a perfect blue sky. “Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.” – […]

Golden Birch

Golden Birch, Craigellachie National Nature Reserve, Aviemore Autumn is definitely on the turn – most of the birch wood turned colour overnight, a beautiful mix of gold, orange, yellow and some still green.  We’ve had the most beautiful autumn weekend of warm sun showing the colours perfectly, but turning very cold in the shade! “The […]

Birch mist

Birch mist inversion, Craigellachie, Strathspey. Indian summer came this week, after last week’s snow.  Three days of fantastic clear blue sky &  daytime heat – what we’ve been waiting for since April! I climbed up Craigellachie, our local hill, to get above the morning mist which filled the valley like a glacier. This photo was […]