Posts Tagged ‘nature’

Shout out to Storm Ophelia for turning the skies over Glasgow yellow and fulfilling my fantasy of being in a mid-’90s music video.

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New glasses from IOLLA – all frames with prescription lenses for £65! If you’re in Glasgow and optically challenged like myself, I couldn’t recommend them more highly. 👓

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Spotted these guys collecting pollen outside our building. Look at their jaunty little pollen saddlebags! 🐝

(10 points to the first person who can name that piece of music.)

My first self-designed tattoo! John’s name spelled in molecules. 🐝⚛️💛

Done, as always, by the immensely talented Gillian Turner Ink.

(Her name is Bee Arthur.)

A walk ’round the loch. (A walch?)

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Travelling the whole of Iceland, where I’ve never seen such an astounding diversity of landscapes on such a small island. On a single drive, you can pass through everything from volcanoes to glaciers, forests to waterfalls, black sand beaches, and everything in between.

Our trip took us from Reykjavik -> Akureyri -> Godafoss -> The Golden Circle -> Dettifoss -> Myvatn -> Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon -> Vik -> Reynisfjara Black Sand Beach -> Dyrholaey Arch -> the Blue Lagoon -> Reykjavik -> home!

On our last full day, we travelled to the one part of the Iceland I’d most anticipated seeing — the black sand beaches south of the village of Vík.

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