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A little night sky.

Astrophotography is a whole new adventure for me. Planning some star shots has been on my list since we planned this trip. I knew there would be a new moon and a good location for […]

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Off to Rubha Hunish

Go ahead…Say that after a few sips of high octane Scotch. The Isle of Skye welcomed us with a drizzly afternoon as we found our way to Portree, a quaint little seaside town bustling with […]

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A wee sip

Yes indeed. It is time for a tour of a Scotch distillery. Glen Moray was our choice due to proximity and other activities for the day. Ten pounds per person garnered a group tour and […]

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A vigorous hike

As we near the end of our stay at ‘Old Drynie House’ we wanted to spend some time on the open heather covered hills to contrast with our forest and beach walks. The option we […]

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The Battle of Culloden

Impossible… That is how I would characterize my ability to give you even a hint of the significance of this battle. Instead here is a statement from the website: “A powerfully emotive and atmospheric battlefield […]

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Around Inverness

Two days of exploration close to our VRBO resulted in a few more images. A walk out our front door led me to a beach, rich with life. While pointing my lens at a small […]

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Hiking the Highlands

Two days have flown by leaving us with a dizzying array of sights, sounds and smells as we toured Ben Affric and the seaside towns of Portknockie and Cullen. While it wasn’t a ‘Three dog […]

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Around Loch Ness

Settling into Old Drynie House, our VRBO near Inverness, has been a real treat. Monster tulips exploding with colour, towering cedars watching over the property, acres of manicured lawns, trails for hiking, fields of wild […]

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A glimpse of Edinburgh

It won’t take long. Put down your trowel, take off the gardening gloves, make a cuppa and pull up a chair. Many months of planning has gathered some family together for three weeks exploring a […]

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Spring Spring Spring

Environment Canada has served notice that if I don’t publish this post today my title may expire. Forecasts of ice, snow and wind can try one’s patience so here goes with a pictorial essay on […]

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