Posts Tagged ‘écosse’

Loch Meavaig, Isle of Harris – Scots Magazine calendar 2012

Loch Meavaig, Isle of Harris - Scots Magazine calendar 2012

See the photo in large – Print available for purchase I was recently pleased to hear that the picture above made The Scots Magazine calendar 2012. I took it in January 2009 while exploring Isle of Harris during wintertime. My exploration of this part of the Outer Hebrides came just after the snow storm. If [...]

Shetland crofter, Cunningsburgh, Scotland

Shetland crofter, Cunningsburgh, Scotland

Portrait of Peter, crofter in Cunningsburgh. When I took this picture, Peter had just finished to unmade an haystack in order to stock it and feed his cows. Sheepdogs were chasing mice or rats hidden in the ground (where the haystack was before).

Shetland fire festivals

Shetland fire festivals

Around a thousand years ago, when Vikings moored off the Shetland coast, they cleared everything in their path before colonising the island and bringing with them their farming methods, their language, culture and traditions. In the 15th century when the daughter of the King of Denmark married James III of Scotland, the land of Shetland [...]