Tag Archives: Scotland

Back from Sanna

We got back from Ardnamurchan late yesterday night. It took us twelve hours going the long way home via the north side of the peninsula towards the Sound of Arasaig and stopping every half hour to take in the stunning Lochaber … Continue reading

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Returning to Ardnamurchan

Ardnamurchan is the most westerly point on the British mainland prides itself according to the local tourist association on being a best kept secret. We are heading back there for the third time in two years. I wonder what the special attraction is for … Continue reading

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Scots Pine for Scotland

What tree do you think of when you think of Scotland? The Scots Pine or the Rowan  perhaps? There is an active consultation on whether Scotland should have a national tree. Not perhaps the most crucial issue of the day … Continue reading

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Islands on the edge

If you missed it on the telly can I recommend you watch Islands on the Edge. It is a fantastic BBC wildlife programme, which is all shot in the Hebrides. It took three years for top wildlife documentary makers to … Continue reading

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New Fife Gallery added

We have added a Fife Gallery to our website. This was prompted by friends launching a range of bus tours called see you jimmy tours and one of the many tours they do focuses on the coastal area of Fife. … Continue reading

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David Mould is another winning Scottish photographer

Time for another in our series on outstanding Scottish landscape photographers. To see the others select the photographers category on the topic drop down box. David Mould’s photography came to my attention when I saw his successful picture in this … Continue reading

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Original and good

I always remember a favourite quote by Samuel Johnston, the eighteenth century  critic and early travel writer (Journal of a tour to the Hebrides with James Boswell) . Commenting on a manuscript sent to him by an aspiring author he … Continue reading

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Victorian Scottish landscape art and the classic view today

A reason, among many, we are drawn to landscape photography is to try and capture the beauty of the Scottish highlands, which when depicted in Victorian landscape paintings can feel somewhat over romanticised. The reality is that when you come … Continue reading

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Happy St Andrew’s Day

To all our friends and online followers – Happy St Andrew’s Day. Especially for those not able to be in Scotland today   – it is awffy bonny with a clear blue sky on a crisp November morning. This picture … Continue reading

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Ed Duncan and Wester Ross

During the long winter nights a happy hour can be spent searching for stunning images of places to visit in Scotland and photograph. Such a night prompted another in our series of Scottish landscape photographers. This one is about Ed Duncan , … Continue reading

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