Tag Archives: Highlands

Might and Majesty

  The sheer size of the rugged mountains in the Scottish Highlands immediately makes us feel like tiny ants. Endless miles of empty inhospitable landscapes, rolling out into the distance, forces the dawning realisation that we are small and insignificant. … Continue reading

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Heading up North – The Cairngorms

Yesterday we packed the car and headed up North, driving from Edinburgh through the wild mountainous heart of Scotland, towards Skye. As we travelled from East to West, climbing higher into the hills, the snow became thinner, and the mountain … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Reflections

I took this photo a few years ago, and love the vertical reflections of the masts. The boats are due to take part in a race later in the day, as part of the yearly regatta, and so soon the … Continue reading

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Weekly Travel Photo Challenge: Mystical

These photos were taken in a Scottish peat bog, deep in the Scottish Highlands, and I was captivated by the clarity and depth of reflection in the dark peaty water. The sky seemed to fill the pool with mesmerising reflections … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Renewal

The deep well of renewal. Wells were in the past places where travellers could refresh and renew themselves, before the next stage of their journey. They were also sacred places of connection with the otherworld, and its regenerative forces of … Continue reading

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Wild Weekly Photo Challenge – Water

This is my entry for the Lets Be Wild photo-challenge. This week’s Challenge is: Water If you like the photo please click to the link and post a vote/comment:-)

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Happy

Here are some of the many things which make me happy. There are atleast two in every photo. This has been such a lovely challenge to take part in, as I have been smiling all the time I’ve been choosing … Continue reading

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