Sunday, 31 July 2011

The View

Saturday 30th July 2011

The view from GB's

Trugs for sale

Friday 29th July 2011

Harris Tweed

Thursday 28th July 2011

Part of a brilliant Harris Tweed exhibition at An Lanntair, Stornoway.

Uig sands

Wednesday 27th July 2011

Wednesday, 27 July 2011


Tuesday 26th July 2011

A Stonechat on my nephew Gareth's croft.

The sun appears through the clouds

Monday 25th July 2011

This wasn't the real colour, of course, I've just been having a play!

Tuesday, 26 July 2011

Applying the air-brakes

Sunday 24th July 2011

Lesser Black-backed Gull

Saturday 23rd July 2011

Lesser Black-backed Gull

Cold and breezy - but very sunny

Friday 22nd July 2011

The view from GB's garden.

The Mountains of the Mainland

Thursday 21st July 2011

The mountains of the Scottish mainland were visible today.

A long awaited trip to The Woodlands

Wednesday 20th July 2011

I enjoyed a long-awaited trip to the Woodlands Cafe in Stornoway.  A latte, a Florentine and a crossword with GB - what more could a man want?

From Spean Bridge to Ullapool

Tuesday 19th July 2011

We drove from Spean Bridge to Ullapool, stopping at the Black Water for some photos, and got the ferry across to the Island.  "Welcome to the Highlands," said the midges!

And into Scotland

Monday 18th July 2011

GB drove me across one of my favourite areas of Britain - Rannoch Moor.

Heading North

Sunday 17th July 2011

GB drove me Northwards and we ended up window shopping in Ambleside.  (This one is for Kate - she knows why!)

Monday, 25 July 2011



Friday 15th July 2011

 We drove down to Exeter and despite Helen and Ian having a wedding to prepare for they gave us dinner and we were able to see the beautiful bouquets for tomorrow. 

Wedding Outfit

Thursday 14th July 2011

Checking out a wedding outfit - looks beautiful to me.


Wednesday 13th July 2011

I shall miss the garden while I'm up in the Hebrides.


Tuesday 12th July 2011

I've chosen my cufflinks for the wedding - one major decision out of the way.

Monday, 11 July 2011

Patio Roses - on the Patio!

Monday 11th July 2011

Riband Wave in the kitchen

Sunday 10th July 2011

Picking Sweet Peas

Saturday 9th July 2011

A reminder of youth.

Saturday, 9 July 2011

Reading list

Friday 8th July 2011

Just a few of the books I'm waiting to read.


Thursday 7th |july 2011

Having lost our Solanum in the winter we have replaced - with four more!

Campanula 'Spring Bell'

Wednesday 6th July 2011

Uncle Eric

Wednesday 5th July 2011

Constructor's Quarterly ran an article about Uncle Eric.


Tuesday 4th July 2011

The garden has been full of adult and baby blackbirds for the last few months.

A tiny spider

Sunday 3rd July 2011

A tiny Theridion species of spider.


Saturday 2nd July 2011

Sweet Peas

Friday 1st July 2011