Raindrops on Columbine (Aquilegia) Spring seems to have gone into reverse, with a week of sleet and snow showers followed by days of rain.   For a while this morning though, the hills were shining with intense light on the snow.  There was a moment of sunshine yesterday too, when I took this closeup of raindrops […]

Doune Farm

The farm at Doune of Rothiemurchus, by the river Spey, with the hill of Ord Ban, and the stormy Cairngorms behind. Taken yesterday from Craigellachie hill, behind Aviemore.  It started out as a perfect winter day with blue skies,  sunshine and frost, although by the time I was on Craigellachie there was a bitter wind […]