Russel Burn, towards Beinn Bahn

Scotland – Ross & Cromarty

The journey west. We set off for the west coast via Dingwall and Bonar Bridge. Crossing to Ledbeg and Lochinver. From there we made our way down the coast staying at Ullapool, Gairloch and Kyle of Lochalsh before crossing to Skye. Here are some of the many shots I took on this journey, of which …

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Hoof with attitude on the Black Isle

Scotland – The Black Isle

Heading north we had a couple of nights booked into a hotel just west of Inverness. On the way we stopped briefly at Aviemore before visiting the battlefield and museum at Culloden which was very interesting and enhanced my knowledge and understanding of Anglo-Scottish history by quite a sizeable amount. It was the last battle …

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Sandsend cottage

Sandsend and Staithes

The main trip of 2022 was to be to Scotland (see later posts), so on the way we were able to take up the generous offer of accommodation from our friends Carol and Chris at their holiday-let (see above) in Sandsend on the North Yorkshire coast near Whitby. Just a short stopover but most welcome …

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The Coach & Horses at Llangynidr

Slowboat to Abergavenny (nearly)

In June this year, Jenny, my sister Jane, and I embarked on a narrowboat cruise along the Brecon and Monmouth Canal. We discovered that we should probably not do such a holiday again unless we have at least one of our children with us! We felt we needed a holiday at the end to recover …

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Remains of the Twelve Apostles, Great Ocean Road

Revisiting the Great Ocean Road

We took ourselves off down the Great Ocean Road, travelling first to Peterborough by the inland route. We stayed overnight there and I managed to get a shot of the sunset over the Bay of Martyrs. I’d used The Photographer’s Ephemera to scout in advance exactly where I wanted to be and so with minutes …

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