Category Archives: Natural world

Bullers of Buchan

This week, I have added on a few pictures of the view that I captured at Bullers of Buchan.  Located off the A975 just north of Cruden Bay and about 20 miles from the Bothy, the Bullers of Buchan is a collapsed … Continue reading

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Aurora Borealis

This fantastic picture of the Northern Lights was captured by my son last night when he was travelling home from Aberdeen.  This was taken down in Montrose, which is just over an hour away from The Bothy. It is spectacular and … Continue reading

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Forvie Beach and Nature Reserve

This weekend sees the arrival of British Summer Time and we are looking forward to getting out and enjoying the longer nights that this brings. We have some beautiful beaches round about – this is a picture that was taken at Forvie … Continue reading

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Solar Eclipse

Tomorrow is officially the first day of the next astronomical spring and it will be welcomed in with the Solar Eclipse!  Much of northern Europe, including the UK, will be plunged into darkness on Friday morning for a few minutes as the … Continue reading

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Squirrel Spotting!

I mentioned Haddo House in one of my blogs in August but I want to mention it again as this Saturday, they are having a “search for a squirrel” morning on their grounds from 9.30-11.30am.  Steve Willis, who is from … Continue reading

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Fields of Gold

It is the time of year when the farmers are busy harvesting their fields of barley.  I love to watch the barley swaying in the wind when it turns to this beautiful golden colour, even more so when the sun … Continue reading

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Here and gone

I love poppies and we have some in our garden as you can see.  I look forward to their brief splash of brilliance each year around mid summer. Two things are striking about poppies.  They are brilliantly coloured, and are … Continue reading

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