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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Remote

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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