A splash of colour

It’s now approaching mid 2020 and February feels an eternity ago. Cairn View and The Sentinel were photographs pre-visualised in black and white and about which I’ve posted previously. But thanks to the wonders of […]


Glen Affric Birch

Silver Birch, Glen Affric Recently I was watching a 2016 Charlie Cramer talk hosted by Tim Parkin and the gang from On Landscape on YouTube. If you are a landscape photographer and don’t yet know […]


Lochan na h-Achlaise in Snow

Lochan na h-Achlaise in Snow Just up the road from Bridge of Orchy and the hotel where I was staying is a beautiful lochan on the South Eastern edge of Rannoch Moor. Lochan na h-Achlaise […]


Fresh Snow in Bridge of Orchy

On one morning during my stay at Bridge of Orchy in Scotland I awoke to find everything covered in soft, white fluffy snow. It was a sight to behold. There was only the occasional muffled […]


Wintry Weather

Clearing snow Shortly after arriving at Bridge of Orchy a day started with the hills obscured behind thick grey clouds, there was a biting cold wind and snow was falling at road level. It looked […]


Bridge of Orchy 2020

Cairn View February is generally acknowledged to be the snowiest month in Scotland. Most years it’s a fairly safe bet that there will be snow on the mountains, probably down to about 500 metres. At […]


Christmas at Porthgwarra

Christmas Day 2019 and the weather finally turned nice for a while. The wind dropped and the cloud and sea spray disappeared – it was a joy to be out at first light with the […]


A morning on the beach

Granite on the Beach Christmas day 2019 was the best day of the entire Christmas week in Cornwall. The strong, gusty winds had stopped and there was a bright, diffuse light thanks to some thin […]



Continuing the recent post about my Christmas in Cornwall I thought I’d post a couple of black & white photographs from a tiny cove just to the South of Lands End called Porthgwarra. Porthgwarra has […]


Levant Tin Mine

Cornwall. The land of sunshine. Most of my Cornish memories are good ones; long, warm sunny days; lots of climbing on the sea cliffs with friends from Guildford Mountaineering Club; good beer and live music […]