Photo album Nature

Lichen-covered silver birch

Due to the exceptionally clean and humid air, I’m told. Near Strathpeffer in Scotland, photographed as the sun started to break through the rain.

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Red stags at dusk

Driving back from Tongue, on the far north coast of Scotland, our journey through part of the most remote areas of the Highlands coincided with dusk. Wild deer come down from the hills at this time of night to make their way to the water of the lochs. On seeing them crossing the road a […]

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Red stags at dusk

Driving back from Tongue, on the far north coast of Scotland, our journey through part of the most remote areas of the Highlands coincided with dusk. Wild deer come down from the hills at this time of night to make their way to the water of the lochs. On seeing them crossing the road a […]

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Red stags at dusk

Driving back from Tongue, on the far north coast of Scotland, our journey through part of the most remote areas of the Highlands coincided with dusk. Wild deer come down from the hills at this time of night to make their way to the water of the lochs. On seeing them crossing the road a […]

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Colour me impressed

OK, OK, I know: I’m a city boy at heart. But I defy anyone to be less than impressed when rounding a corner on a lonely road in the Scottish Highlands at dusk to be confronted with a hillside covered in red deer does and stags.

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Our friends the swallows

We had company on the little terrace at our hotel in Elba: four fledgling swallows (although only three are visible here, the fourth having already fledged), being fed at very regular intervals by their parents. We were quite sad when they left a couple of days before we did, after we’d spent a little time […]

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Rosengarten, Bern

Any ideas what flowers these are? Primroses perhaps? www.bestofhotels.ch/en/2011/04/07/rose-garden-before-the-…

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Rosengarten, Bern

Any ideas what flowers these are? www.bestofhotels.ch/en/2011/04/07/rose-garden-before-the-…

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