We have a huge magnolia tree in our front yard. It keeps getting bigger, but as it ages, bits keep dropping off – it seems particularly at risk during ice storms. It’s actually a little late this year, but each spring we get an amazing display of blossoms. And »
I wanted to see a lot more of Scotland, and I certainly did that; and while, unfortunately, far too much of it was viewed through a car window, it was still all great. Again I met lots of wonderful, nice and helpful people; especially after I sprained my ankle!»
When I arrived at Moffat the night before, I had a vague idea I’d been here before, but I didn’t recognize anything. In the early morning of a new day, I realized I had, but last time I had approached from the south, not the north, as it was »
One of the things I became very focused on even before, but more so after, my trip in March, 2017, was the whole idea of, if you want “endangered species” to survive, and hopefully prosper, then you needed to protect, and hopefully grow, endangered environments, or more particularly, the »
Today is a day for moving my base, from Dundonnell to Gairloch. It started out bright enough, and I had a great time climbing up alongside Ardessie Falls. It was as if the whole hillside was alive with water, with the actual occasional falls as highlights. Perhaps most amazing »
Here I am in Scotland again, and without any thought of this before I left home, I have started by photographing a couple of scenes from when I was here in the spring.
Rogie Falls is just a stone’s throw from Inverness, plus a short hike. This time I did »
Our original plans for this trip centered on meeting people, rather than getting out and about, but none of these plans came together in Washington state. Jill’s nephew decided to leave Seattle the week before we arrived, and our friend in Vancouver, BC had to cancel our meet in »