cy sunset silhouette on frozen Loch Vaa, cairngorms National Park

Icy Sunset Silhouette

The setting sun projecting onto the icy surface of Loch Vaa, before an atmospheric walk home in the growing dark, through a mysterious woodland…

Midwinter sunset

Midwinter Sunset

Solstice Sunset over Craigellachie, from Granish Moor, near Aviemore This is taken from near by the local Neolithic ‘Ring Cairn’ (otherwise known as the Stone Circle, which it isn’t), a suitable walk for midwinter solstice.  Dramatic beams of light striking the clouds, shortly after sunset. Its been a very dark couple of weeks (physically), with […]

Pine silhouette, Monadliath mountains

Wherever you go, the birch wood has been resounding to a drrrrrrrrp! of woodpeckers.  The Jackdaws have been flocking around the village in huge numbers for much of the night with their chatter-jack-jack.  The low-ground snow went into meltdown this week, and a few wretched-looking plants are starting so show through.  I hope I have […]