“Mike took this, whilst sitting at the window eating his breakfast. What a wonderful world we live in!”
Even when the Ring of Brodgar is hotching with visitors you can still find places away from the madding crowds.
Visiting Happy Valley always has something new or different to reveal.
We’d been here many times before, at all times of year, but, on this Sunday in mid-June, we timed it just right for seeing the bird-life of the cliff-face opposite
Invasive plants and animals from all over the world have been introduced accidentally to British waters.
What a place to live!
Damselflies are more likely to be able to withstand the cold Scottish climate if they are part of the ‘right social group’, according to scientists from the University of Aberdeen.
“One day last week, Mike saw a Heron standing by the pond in our garden.”
“There are walks which are a bit short to be considered as ‘proper’ walks, but which are very good if you’re not feeling too good, and would like to get some fresh air.”
472,758 people took part in the RSPB’s Big Garden Bird Watch this year.