The Highland midge is on manoeuvres. A rare Indian summer in Scotland has brought the tiny biters to life again. Like a biblical plague, swarms of them have been landing on unsuspecting and unprotected skin and leaving a memory. more»
jewelled with green chalcedony.
Shells of pink
patterned with footsteps of time... more»
An Epiphany sun shone for an hour or so today. And my eye was drawn to wandering dolphins and orcas in the Firth and a weather-beaten fisherman hauling lobster creels onto his rusty fishing boat. There aren't many lobsters about at the moment. The gourmands, dining in London restaurants, will have to do with monkfish. more»