Despite a promising start to the day, the cloud came down and, although it didn't rain much, everything became dark and damp. We've walked in the area often before, but found that the new wind turbine didn't in any way detract from the grandeur of what is a very different landscape to most of West Ardnamurchan.
The Diary has written about white heathers before, and no-one has commented, but we'd love to know if other people have found it, particularly the white bell heather, which is obviously the most unusual in this area.
here. It's also been reported now from Portuairk and Sanna. We're all fervently hoping that it's not spreading to cover the whole area.
The small birds have finished with their nests for the season, and we found two of them like this one, slightly mouldy and blowing across the countryside. They're beautifully made, all the grass leaves neatly threaded to form a warm and secure bed.