Winter 2014-5

An assortment

Do you wanna build a snöhund? 13th December 2014

Purple Cabbage pH Indicator
Woohoo, we made purple cabbage pH indicator! 18th December 2014

december swim Hawkcraig
December swim in the Firth of Forth at Hawkcraig, Fife, 20th December 2014

Ariundle Glen
Ariundle Glen, 23rd December 2014

Lichen trumpets
Lichen trumpets, 23rd December 2014

Garbh Bheinn, Beinn Bheag and Sgorr Mhic Eacharna around Coire an Iubhair
Garbh Bheinn, Beinn Bheag and Sgorr Mhic Eacharna around Coire an Iubhair, Ardgour, 24th December 2014

The Beinn Bheag ridge and Sgurr nan Cnamh
Looking along the ridge of Beinn Bheag to Sgurr nan Cnamh, 24th December 2014

Ben Hiant from Beinn na Seilg
Nearing the top of Beinn na Seilg, Ardnamurchan; Ben Hiant in the background. 25th December 2014

Sunlight over the Sound of Mull, Mull and Coll
Sunlight over the Sound of Mull, Mull and Coll
Last of the sunlight playing over the Sound of Mull, Mull and Coll, 25th December 2014

Ardnamurchan twilight
Twilight falling over Ardnamurchan, 25th December 2014

Raised sea arch at Kilmory Bay
Raised sea arch at Kilmory Bay (once at sea level, the land has since risen, freed from the weight of the ice of the last glacial period). 26th December 2014

Orange bread crumb sponge
Orange bread crumb sponge, 26th December 2014

Sea Anemones
Sea anemones, 26th December 2014

Coral Weed
Coral weed (actually a calcareous algae), 26th December 2014

Hermit Crab
An irate hermit crab, 26th December 2014

Ben Resipol and barytes mine
The Wild West? Disused lead and barytes mines under Beinn Resipol, by Strontian, 27th December 2014

Strontian glen inversion
Inversion and falling snow above Strontian glen, 27th December 2014

Sgurr Dhomhnuill and Sgurr a'Chaorainn
Sgurr Dhomhnuill and Sgurr a'Chaorainn from the old mines above Strontian, 27th December 2014

Barytes in a burn at the old mines above Strontian, 27th December 2014

Brig o'Turk woods
In Brig o'Turk woods, 28th December 2014

Icicles, 29th December 2014

Arrochar hills from Cruinn a'Bheinn
Arrochar hills above inversion from Cruinn a'Bheinn
The Arrochar hills across a fog-clad Loch Lomond, from Cruinn a'Bheinn, 29th December 2014

Ice cave
Ice cave, 29th December 2014

Mouldy horn
Tiny mushrooms growing on a horn, 29th December 2014

Ben Venue from Brig o'Turk woods
Ben Venue from Brig o'Turk woods, 2nd January 2015

River Teith flooding, Callander
River Teith a wee bit high, Callander, 2nd January 2015

Looking SW from Meall nan Eagan
Looking SW from Meall nan Eagan, 3rd January 2015

By Loch an Eilein
By Loch an Eilein, 3rd January 2015

Loch Tay Panorama
Loch Tay hills, 18th January 2015

Woodpecker feeding hole
Woodpecker feeding hole and insect burrows, in a Scots pine by Loch an Eilein, Rothiemurchus, 24th November 2015

Inshriach, near Loch an Eilein, 24th November 2015

Aviemore wildlife
Aviemore wildlife, 24th Novemember 2015

January swim, Loch Venachar - JenJanuary swim, Loch Venachar - Iain
January swim, Loch Venachar - beginning our second year of 'enjoying' at least a short outdoor swim every month (no wetsuits allowed). 31st January 2015

Samson's Stone near Callander
Samson's Stone, near Callander; Loch Venachar behind, 31st January 2015

Glen Lednock
Glen Lednock from just above Laggan Wood, Ben Chonzie at back right, 1st February 2015

Fungal colours
Fungal colours on a stump, near Comrie, 1st February 2015

Ben Clach
Stripy Ben Clach, Perthshire (snow picking out the bedding of the conglomerate), 8th February 2015

Ben Clach
At the summit of Ben Clach; Stuc a'Chroin, Ben Vorlich and other hills of the Southern Highlands across the Highland Boundary Fault behind, 8th February 2015

Bumslide! 8th February 2015

Linn a' ChullaichLinn a' Chullaich
A brisk February swim at Linn a' Chullaich, near Comrie, 8th February 2015

Belt of Venus
The "Belt of Venus" over Perthshire; night approaching below it, 8th February 2015

Sunburst over Firth of Lorn
Sunburst over the Firth of Lorn, from Beinn Lora, 14th February 2015

Mill Glen above Tillicoultry
Mill Glen above Tillicoultry, looking up to The Law. 21st February 2015

Ben Cleuch
Nearing the summit of Ben Cleuch, 21st February 2015