Sunset Pine, Glen Einich

Sunset Pine

The sun sets behind the Monadhliath mountains in the distance, through the branches of a lonesome pine, high above the main treeline.

loch vaa sunset

Loch Vaa sunset

Sunset at Loch Vaa I’m loving this one – the glowing orange clouds reflected in Loch Vaa, on an evening stroll around the loch.  The walk started with heavy clouds and spitting rain, so this was a perfect end to the day.  I don’t think I have ever seen Loch Vaa so low – it […]

Misty Landscape

Rothiemurchus and Glenfeshie hills from Craigellachie, Aviemore A freezing, misty morning, with the outline of the hills appearing above the cloud filling the valley lower down.  Meanwhile, a fox dug a den in a friend’s garden during the big freeze before Christmas.  Now, it is surrounded by snowdrops, all carefully arranged… “At that elusive moment […]

Mount Assiniboine from Mount Rundle, Canadian Rockies

September always puts me into a travelling mode… No, I haven’t gone away anywhere, this is one from the archives from my treks in the Canadian Rockies many years back. On this day I climbed Mt Rundle, near Banff, to about 10,000 feet, but I loved the view of Mt Assiniboine in the hazy distance, […]

Bluebells in evening light

Wherever you are, I hope you’ve had as stunning a weekend as we have just enjoyed in Scotland, basking in hot clear sunshine!  It feels like its been a long time coming! “… the heart generates the body’s most powerful and most extensive rhythmic electromagnetic field.  It is sixty times greater in amplitude than that […]


Daffodil Bright, isn’t it?   Amazing what a bit of spring sunshine can do. “Scientists at the Institute of HeartMath in California conducted experiments on the capacities of the human mind in different states of consciousness.  They found that when people attain the states of gratitude and love, and when their brains and hearts enter into […]