Friday, 6 April 2012

Fresh Air and Wildlife!

I'm back! Meg and I have spent the last three days in Scotland with Lynne. The Scenery is breathtaking and although it was a little bracing at times we got out for a walk every day. Here are a few photos.
Lichen encrusted tree trunks,
 
A male bullfinch,
 
A red squirrel (his ear tufts are being blown flat in the wind!)
 
Another red squirrel, who loves to pose for the cameras,
 
A lovely sunset over the river,
and a tree (well, I have to include trees somehow!). Now I think I have an Andy Skinner stamp that looks a bit like that...
Well, thanks for looking. Hope you have a great Easter weekend!

13 comments:

Cath Wilson said...

Ooh, lucky you! Love those squirrels. It's a long time since I was in Scotland but I remember how beautiful it was. Glad you managed to get out every day and it looks as if it was worth it! Nature's amazing x

Linby said...

Fantastic photos, lovely to see a red squirrel.
Lynn x

Zoe Sanderson said...

Fresh air and wildlife what more can you want. Oh well yes there is that list but fresh air and wildlife are in a category of their own. Wonderful photographs XOXO Zoe

Lisa Jane said...

I thought that was where you were going .. glad you had a fabulous time and what gorgeous pics... that little squirrel is a cutie
Happy Easter to you all
Lisa x

lisa said...

I'm glad you had a lovely few days away with Lynne, Sally. I thought about you driving up on Tuesday but thankfully the bad weather seemed to arrive Wednesday. It looks like you missed it up there.
Love the trees, very atmospheric.
Hope you have a lovely Easter.
Hugs Lisax

Katina said...

Brilliant photos Sally. Glad you're having a good break.
xx

pinky said...

Beautiful photos Sally, what an amazing place for a wee break.

Lesley Edmonds said...

Oh to see a red squirrel in the wild - you lucky thing. Beautiful photos sally - thanks for sharing with us. Happy Easter.

brenda said...

What fabulous pictures Sally. Bracing is how I remember Scotland. but beautiful scenery.

Have a good Easter weekend.

Did you get that link I sent to the trees the other day ?

B x

Paula (PEP) said...

Your photos are delightful - the final one is just a wonder & they're not that easy to photograph! Your posing squirrel reminds me of the Scandinavian red squirrels that used to sit on my Grandfather's shoulder in Sweden.
Have a lovely Easter.
Paula (PEP)

Victoria said...

Fab photos - glad you had a nice time!

Carola Bartz said...

I love the tree and the sunset, that's exactly the kind of picture I would take as well. But my favorite is the red squirrel - such a cutie. Here we only have grey squirrels - they come into my garden and munch on the peanuts (and also steal from the birdfeeders,of course) and are quite a sassy bunch, but endearing at the same time. I love to watch them chasing each other.

Debbie said...

Looks as though you had a wonderful time Sally. Fabulous photos. Happy Easter.
Debbie x