Suilven a Mountain of Assynt

December 02, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
I just love the mountains that are to be found in the Assynt region of Sutherland in the Northwest Highlands of Scotland. Suilven as pictured above and below is my favourite, no matter the time of year or from where it is photographed, it always pleases me when I catch my first glimpse of it either by foot or by car on my travels. I especially li...
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Boeing B-52H Stratofortress Flying Over Scotland

September 26, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
Tuesday the 19th of Sept and I had set off for my usual visit to Sandwood Bay as was in Sutherland, Northwest Scotland, at the start of a week long road trip. I don't always carry a zoom lens due the weight of the Canon 100- 400 in my pack, you begin to feel it a bit with the four mile walk to get to Sandwood, more so on the way back! How pleased...
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The Aurora Borealis and Dark Skies

September 11, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
There was fair amount of media coverage in the press last week about the Aurora being visible in the night sky, this being caused by both a massive Solar Flare and a coronal mass ejection (CME). The peak level of activity was over the night of Thursday 7th September but unfortunately the near full moon in the night sky and the amount of cloud cover...
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Prestwick Airport Revisited

June 21, 2015  •  Leave a Comment
It has been a while since I last posted about the airport so thought I would update the blog with some new pics and news concerning the airport. It has been a year and a half since the Scottish Government stepped in to buy the airport and still no sign of any increased activity in what is the prime driver for the economics of the airport that is p...
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Corsewall Lighthouse

November 10, 2014  •  Leave a Comment
A Stevenson designed lighthouse on the Irish Sea coast of Dumfries and Galloway at Corsewall Point near Kirkcolm.
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