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King of the hill: Harvey atop "his" pile of stones.

King of the hill

  We have an ever-growing pile of stone gleaned from every corner of the croft. Eventually, it will become drystone walls. Until that day, though, the mound of stone is Harvey’s. He is king of the hill.

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The neighbouring farm's barley crop at sunset.

Sea of green

Looking over the barley crop on the neighbour’s farm at sunset. The wet weather may be helping the barley—and our tatties—but it’s proving less than ideal for many other crops as they’re rotting in the ground. Such is the crofting life. Still, we do get views such as this.

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A wave of cloud blows over the crest of the Hill of Foudland.

Cloud sweeps over Hill of Foudland

As I was wandering the croft this evening, camera in hand, I noticed a wave of cloud cresting the summit of the Hill of Foudland to the north of us. I had just enough time to capture a couple of frames before the cloud rolled down the Skirts of Foudland and obscured the view.

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Sunset—with extra wind turbines.

Who put those there?

A couple of weeks ago, I did the evening chores, strolled up to the top of the hill, enjoyed the sunset and muttered about how annoying it was to find my fractured wrist ruled out photography with the dSLR. I started to do the same thing the following day, only to be stopped in my […]

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A view over the Grampian as the last of the daylight fades.

Day’s end

Not one of my better images, thanks to poor light, no tripod and a high ISO, but I wanted to show the day’s end from the top of our hill. I fed the pigs, locked the chickens up and was taking Harvey, our Border Terrier, out for a quick session of ‘find the rabbits’ when […]

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