Flower of Scotland

This beautiful yet lethal flower, the Scottish Thistle has some wonderful history.

A delightful, brief and humorous history is better explained here:

http://www.scottish-at-heart.com/scottish-thistle.html

In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “Close Up.”

Textures of Bonnie Brae

Every time I travel past this Scottish bonnie brae (beautiful hillside) I am in awe of its beauty.

It never looks the same. The colours, shadows and textures are always slightly different. The contours of the gulleys sometimes prominent, sometimes completely invisible. But always breathtaking.

Today’s contribution to Tuesdays of Texture (de monte y mar).

Enveloped – Somewhere in the Mist

This mystical Scottish Highland mountainside was stunted by the bubbling cauldron of mist. Somewhere, enveloped deep below the veil, the shoreline met the sea…

In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “Enveloped.”