Balmoral Clock Tower, Edinburgh

The view from Calton Hill – Edinburgh, Scotland

28 April 2016 – As it turned out, the night was indeed dark and stormy, though not dark and stormy enough to keep the shutterbugs away! It was no surprise to see other photographers there when we arrived at the Calton Hill lookout just before sunset; after all, the popular public park does offer arguably the best…

The Kelpies, Falkirk

Visiting the Kelpies in Falkirk

30 April 2016 – A couple of years ago, while researching Scotland on the web, I came across a fascinating image – it was of these two enormous horse head sculptures, dramatically and colourfully lit up against a deep, dark blue sky. It was an image that stayed in my mind and made me add Falkirk, the town where these Kelpies are located,…

Old Man of Storr

Meeting the Old Man of Storr

3 May 2016 – The Old Man just didn’t want to see me. The iconic rock, which stands proudly on a hill in the Trotternish peninsula had long been on my wish list of places to see, so when the opportunity arrived to visit the Isle of Skye I was convinced that a meeting with the…