Tuesday 31 July 2012

Rock painting

Holy Island

Monday 30 July 2012

Sunday 29 July 2012

Arran #4

Saturday 28 July 2012

Goats #2

On the beach on Holy Island

Friday 27 July 2012

Green Tara

Holy Island

Thursday 26 July 2012

Wednesday 25 July 2012


Before you walk into a bar in Scotland and ask for a whisky, it's wise to do some research - there might be quite a selection ...

Tuesday 24 July 2012

Monday 23 July 2012

Brodick Castle

Brodick, Isle of Arran

Sunday 22 July 2012

Saturday 21 July 2012

Tree trunks

Friday 20 July 2012

Thursday 19 July 2012



Wednesday 18 July 2012



Tuesday 17 July 2012

Arran #3

Monday 16 July 2012


Remember the days before mobiles and the internet? We used to have letterboxes, public telephones, amd community noticeboards. This photo was taken last week in Scotland ...

Sunday 15 July 2012

Tree #15

Saturday 14 July 2012

Saligo Bay


Friday 13 July 2012

Holy Island #10

The view from Lamlash on Arran

Thursday 12 July 2012

Cyclist counter

As well as giving the date and the time, the sign says "You are cyclist number 253 today" and "There has been a total of 21,408 cyclists going past here so far this year"

What a great idea from Stavanger Kommune to encourage people to get on their bikes!



Wednesday 11 July 2012

Tuesday 10 July 2012

Bee #5

Monday 9 July 2012

Sunday 8 July 2012

Dutch landscape

I love the approach to Schiphol by air. You get to see the patterns in the landscape that are simply not perceivable from the ground. And you appreciate how good the Dutch are at making use of every last piece of land ...

Saturday 7 July 2012

Friday 6 July 2012

Thursday 5 July 2012


Brodick Castle grounds, Isle of Arran

Wednesday 4 July 2012

The armchair traveller

This is Lucy, busy planning her next trip ....

Tuesday 3 July 2012


Lochranza, Isle of Arran

Monday 2 July 2012

Water #6

Sunday 1 July 2012

Twisted trees

Here in the mountains at the edge of the treeline the weight of the snow forces the trees into bizarre contortions. Each short summer they grow upwards a little, only to be twisted down again the following winter.