Looking south-east towards the coast from Fuffock Hill across the peaceful landscape of southern Scotland. You might just be able to make out the offshore wind farm of Robin Rigg that stands in the middle of the Solway Firth at centre left. On the horizon are the mountains of the English Lake District.
A midwinter scene taken from the Garvellan Rocks at Mossyard looking towards Wigtown Bay in Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland
Winter light in Brighouse Woods hints at all those sinister or haunted forest ideas that can get you running out of your childhood dreams.
A February view of the woods that line the west side of Brighouse Bay with a low winter sun barely penetrating the old woodland and bringing little warmth to encourage us towards spring. A spring that lies a good three months away in this corner of Scotland.
Fleet Bay in Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland is designated a National Scenic Area but discussion is taking place about the possibility of the whole region becoming a National Park. The quality of the landscape is a big factor and if this comes to pass, the impact through increased tourism would be of huge benefit to this quiet farming and fishing economy.
Another winter scene taken at a farm near to Dundrennan Abbey in Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland.
The South of Scotland offers peace and tranquility, beautiful hills and varied coastlines as well as some charming small towns such as Kirkcudbright, the home to a large number of artists including yours truly.