Tag Archives: October

Procession to late autumn

From Red River Croft it is possible track the procession of sunsets over the calendrical year, solstice to solstice. Across the Inner Sound the midwinter sun descends quickly behind the undulating hills below Skye’s Old Man of Storr while in … Continue reading

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October’s end (via Paris) and #AutumnWatch

Last week I flew south to Paris, chasing warmth on the tail feathers of a skein of geese. I have family there: my eldest child, his wife and baby boy.  I was greeted by skitterish clouds and showers though I … Continue reading

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