Posts about heather

Bamford Edge, Derbyshire

I visited the English Peak District for the first time this autumn and was much impressed. After many years of visiting the dramatic Lake District, a little further north, I’d been worried that the landscape would be tame in comparison, with gentle hills instead of dramatic mountains. What I found was a different landscape for […]

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The Last House

On the north west coast of Skye, in Scotland. Jo and I did a two day lap of the island in 2005, and have particularly happy memories of this view, where we stopped for a while and admired the remoteness and “end of the world” feeling.

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Driving with Jo up from Fort William to Mallaig, to catch the ferry to Skye in April 2005, we passed many remote lochs and bothies hidden in quiet, lonely glens.

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