A mixture of photos & videos taken around and about Sandend over several separate days. You can see why Sandend is a local surfers paradise. However picturesque, you wouldn’t catch me in the water there unless it was a good 25 degrees warmer.

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Wintery scenes from the Suie Hill

The views from the top of the Suie are pretty spectacular at any time of the year, a blanket of snow just adds to the magic.


Winter Sunshine

Late December 2020 and early January 2021 brought some fine winter weather to our part of the NE of Scotland.

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Magical Mull

At the start of November 2020, we spent 7 days exploring the island of Mull off the West Coast of Scotland.

Mull ticks all the boxes; Majestic mountains, rugged coastlines, Lochs, sandy beaches and the chance to see a wide variety of wildlife at every turn.

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Autumn Colours

A few more days spent on the West Coast at the start or October. A huge contrast since our last visit with the trees and ferns now all in their Autumn colours.

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Assynt – Take 2

A third West Coast trip once again has us visiting Assynt. We have probably been to this region of the West Coast 15-20 times over that last 20 years, and are still coming across new and spectacular views that we don’t recall seeing before.

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Assynt & Inverpolly

A second trip to the West Coast earlier this week. This time we headed to the North to Inverpolly, Assynt and Stoer. Over 30 years ago I spent a month living in a run down static caravan just outside Inchnadamph whilst doing geology mapping fieldwork. At the time I couldn’t wait to leave and didn’t appreciate the stunning scenery around me, how blind I was.

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Wester Ross

It has been many years since we last visited the West Coast of Scotland. For our first trip we headed to Wester Ross and the Torridon mountains. The weather turned out to be better than forecast and our visit was surprisingly Midge free which was an added bonus.

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April 2020

April 2020 Garden Wildlife

As with the rest of the country, we have been in lock down due to the Corona Virus pandemic throughout April. We are, however, extremely fortunate to live in a rural area and have a large garden and field to get out and about in. April continued be to largely dry with some stunning cloud free days giving amply opportunity to watch the wildlife that we have on our doorstep.

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