First weekend of winter, or last weekend of summer?

Posted by on Oct 25, 2010 in Camp, Northwest Highlands | One Comment

The weekend past could have been counted as the first of winter; the hills in the north had a good covering of snow down to around 700 m and the more dedicated climbers among us took the opportunity to nab the first winter routes of the season. Instead of reaching for crampons and axe I […]

Knoydart, Knapdale and the Northwest

Last week I indulged in an extremely risky activity – I allocated  a week’s precious annual leave to holiday in Scotland in October. The gamble paid off; my week coincided with something of an Indian summer. The photos accompanying this post give a flavour of the highlights…………….. The week kicked off with trip to Glen […]

Rum Perspectives

Posted by on Oct 8, 2010 in Islands | 3 Comments

I’m always interested in analysing exactly why I love the landscape of Scotland and in reading other people’s views on this topic. For W. H. Murray it was the unusual combination of water and mountain that made it so enchanting. Murray would no doubt approve of the subject of the photos I have selected from my […]