Tag Archives: outdoors

Me, myself and I

I don’t take selfies, so this is as close as it gets! A photo of me, taking photos of the waves…..taken by my husband. There is something about taking a picture of myself which somehow doesn’t sit right within me. … Continue reading

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Cups of History: Afternoon Tea Nostalgia

  Cream tea in the garden fills me with nostalgia, bringing back layers of memories of teas shared over the years with some of my favorite people. I love to serve the tea itself in bone china cups passed down … Continue reading

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Burst of Wild Garlic

Starlight blossom dances in the wild woods. Spring sun glitters Through it’s shockingly lime leaves.

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Rainbow Coloured Highland Village

. I’ve been coming to Plockton since I was a baby, as my Granny owned the hotel. The doors of all the houses used to be left open, and I knew who lived behind each one. Even when I was … Continue reading

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Snow upon snow

This week Skinnywench set weather as her word a week photo challenge. Initially I thought I had no photos of weather, but then I remembered that snow counts as weather, and another of my elemental galleries was snow on snow, … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge – Beyond

This weeks photo challenge ‘beyond’ asks us to look beyond the obvious focus. It’s amazing how much we can miss when our attention is caught on the nearest thing to us. Often the most interesting things lie just beyond our … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Changing Seasons

Here in Scotland, the season is turning and Winter is unrolling her cloak across the land. The trees are bare now, stripped of their summer clothes, and the only green is from the evergreens which will endure all winter. There’s … Continue reading

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Weekly Travel Photo Challenge: Fluid

This weeks travel photo theme is Liquid……my post for last weeks theme Mystical would have fitted just as well this week, but I put on my thinking head and went for a browse through this summers photos. These shots were … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Green

Here is my gallery of Green, from Scotland, where the grass grows soft and green due to copious rainfall and gentle sunlight 🙂 Click here to see more links to the Weekly Photo Challenge Green Here are a few other … Continue reading

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If you go down in the woods today……

I was visiting the Botanic Gardens today, when I found this spooky collection of botanicals. From a distance I thought the jars held preserved creatures. The collection covered several walls, this is just a small sample, and it set the … Continue reading

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