Torr Alvie

Cairngorms from Torr Alvie, Strathspey The Glenfeshie hills from Torr Alvie, Kinrara, Strathspey.  This was taken a couple of weeks ago in the sunshine, before the latest batch of wintry weather swept in – last week’s crocuses are now under snow.  Torr Alvie is a steep little hill, covered in native Caledonian Forest – an […]

Highland Winter

Sun and snow at midwinter, Aviemore No, it hasn’t snowed… the days have been warm, mild and rather gloomy, and I’ve not been out with the camera, so here is an image from midwinter three years ago.  I really appreciate snow, when it comes, for brightening up our dark winter days. This week’s quote – […]

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 […]

Stone Head

Head in old stone wall, Galloway Forest park, Scotland. Something different this week – the human element in the landscape.  This is part of “art in the forest” in Galloway Forest Park.  The poignancy of the expression really touched me. “We sound the inner landscape, the songlines of our meridians, revealing our true inner health, […]