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Skye Clouds

There’s an almost mythical island which you may have heard of, drifting to the west, dipping in and out of view. Here the clouds and mountains mimic each others shapes, merging sky and mountain into an impossible tantalising illusion. Some … Continue reading

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Skye sized Room

We all need enough space and room to grow and breathe. Here on the North East tip of the Isle of Skye you will find more room than you will ever need. The landscape of the Quiraing is spacious and … Continue reading

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Stone Wrinkles

Formed at the base of a warm coral filled sea, these beautiful wrinkled rocks proudly show us their marks of time. Once lapped by salty waves, they sit now high on a mountainside on the Isle of Skye. Far to … Continue reading

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Down the Mountain

Come with me on a tumble from the dark jagged peaks of Bla Bheinn (Blaven) down to the soft grassy shores of Loch Slapin, on the far south west of the Isle of Skye. Sheets of dolerite encased in gabbro, … Continue reading

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Rock Razors

Mist and mountains merge, Softly blurring earth and loch. High rock razors loom.

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The Heart of Winter

We travelled North and West a few days ago, heading right through the heart of the Cairngorms, the high cold heart of Scotland. Here the Blue Hag of Winter has her home, and here she makes her last stand against … Continue reading

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Mountainous Masterpiece

There’s a place on the north easterly tip of the Isle of Skye, where the rocks of the earth have been chiseled and carved into astonishing peaks and crags. Nature had been practising and improving as she moved ever northwards, … Continue reading

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Stone Sentinals

High above the waters of the Inner Sound Pink sandstone lies in exposed wrinkles Freshly cracked and brittle after each new winter The snow and ice reveal the mountains naked shoulders. These broken pieces of her body Gathered by awe … Continue reading

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Through the Mountains

We travelled North, up through the mountains which make up the rugged heart of Highland Scotland. The further we travelled the smaller we felt, until we were tiny specks of life in the midst of stone hills. Winter was still … Continue reading

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Rock Faces

There are places in this world where the fabric of reality is woven a little looser. There are spaces between the threads, and strange and unusual things can push through these gaps into the light. Things from the otherworld, which … Continue reading

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