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Cool Scotland & Autumn Scotland

I have created two short videos, the first showcasing my winter photography in the mountains of Scotland and the second showcasing Autumn scenes. The photographs were taken primarily in Glencoe, The Trossachs, the Isle of Skye, Ben Lawers national nature reserve, the Hermitage and Perthshire. You can view the videos on the 'video page' of this website. The challenge when creating short videos is not what to put in, but what to leave out. You have to be ruthless - despite some of the 'binned' images being my favourites. They were either too wide, too tall, too similar or simply didn't match the feel of the rest of the video. I hope you like the videos.

A Bimble on the Wee Boochle

Since my knee operation a few weeks ago I have gradually been regaining strength and stamina, mainly by not following doctor’s order to rest, which has seen me getting out on the hills. Two weeks off work saw me climbing Ben Lawers (Scotland’s 10th highest mountain) and Benn Ghlas (twice) and a few trips up Ben A’an in The Trossachs, including a race to see how quickly I could climb it - 38 minutes – which saw me arriving at the top in a sweating panting mess. The upside is I now hold the record (on the Strava App) for the quickest climb for my age group, but since many don’t use Strava, I need to put my pride back in its box. I have now climbed Ben A’an ninety-nine (99) times. I’m going for

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