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Welcome to the site and to this blog.  I've posted old blogs from the old website below for you to catch up on my activities in the past couple of years, and hope to add to them in due course.  My trips into the wild often mean I'm completely out of range, so blogging tends to arise before or after a trip.

Please feel free to add comments and I'll try to respond where necessary.

"Growing up in -60C"

November 14, 2017
I was interested to read the following article from the BBC: Growing up in -60C which brought back memories of my own trip over there in August 2011: The Russian Arcti...
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The Art of Fugue

September 23, 2017
During the last couple of weeks I've been revisiting keyboard skills learned in my youth on the piano and organ. There's been a lot of rust falling off my recalcitrant fi...
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Mull, Iona, Staffa... and the Ardnamurchan Peninsula

September 04, 2017
People have long spoken well of this part of North Western Scotland and it was an area I had never visited, so I decided to make a trip up to see for myself. The wildlife...
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Feedback

May 18, 2017
One thing I enjoy when posting a new album/blog is the feedback I receive, be it educational, observational or complimentary. This feedback came from the son of former ne...
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An ambition achieved

February 19, 2017
In Alaska in 2012, I was thrilled to see sea otters on little ice floes, and river otters flitting around not so far from their cousins. All my life though I have hoped t...
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