Botanical drawing and the likes….

Looking forward to the Shetland Nature Festival on Monday 6th and Tuesday 7th of July at Sumburgh lighthouse. I have been working on a few pieces to take with me ……

Coastal Walks – Port Arthur, Scalloway – Nesbister

Sob. I was going to start this blog with a string of expletives, because this is one of the most upsetting walks I have been on, I did not feel the usual emotional uplift on this walk that I normally do and I really expected a beautiful walk on the westside. I take the occasional […]

Coastal Walks – Sandsound tae da Brig o’ Weisdale

Sunday was forecast as being dull early in the morning, but brightening as the day went on, and it did just that. A cold start, but I soon warmed up as I climbed uphill to look at the first abandoned croft house of the walk – and there were quite a few. Most were due […]

Coastal Walks – Railsborough to Gletness – Walk 60

10th March 2014 A bright chilly day, and I was ready for a nice brisk walk to blow away those cobwebs. A grand start down the boggy field to the shoreside and a lovely walk along the beach. One of the cleanest beaches I have encountered with the bruk all gathered up. Some wonderfully caring […]

Coastal Walks – Fladabister to Quarff – 27th April

27th April Fladabister to Quarff A bonny day, nice and bright and not too cold with a minimal wind, so decided to take the bike in the car, park at Quarff and cycle to Fladabister then walk to Quarff. Went down to Ukinsetter at the Bay of Okraquoy and sat for ten minutes at a […]

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