Today was wild and it got worse as the day went on. The salvage guys have got everything in place and they are ready to go the second the weather gives them a chance to get out the her. The winds have come at the wrong time but at the moment it’s from the east … Read more
It was a beautiful day yesterday and I was heading out to the Farnes in the afternoon. I was down the harbour early to put some paint on the boats before I went out, but the boat was frozen. I asked Peter to boil the kettle so we could melt the ice and dry the … Read more
On Monday we had an Arctic Skua close to the boat on the way home so here is a few pictures of it.
We were supposed to doing a Whale Watching Trip last Saturday 10th, but we decided to cancel it due to bad weather and I was so pleased we did as we rescheduled it for Saturday17th and trip and weather were just amazing. We had S.E. Winds on Friday so there was a heavy slow swell in the water, but as the … Read more
On Thursday there was an old converted dutch barge moored at the islands. She was called The Spirit of Loch Ness and was built in 1930. She looked well for her age. I found out that she has been working as a Luxury Hotel for the last 10 years in the Caledonian Canal. The day … Read more
As someone who enjoys taking photographs (I stop short of claiming to be a photographer), one of the great things about Serenity is the twin-hulled Catamaran. The more trips I’ve done with Andrew and team the more I appreciate the stability that Serenity offers when trying to capture good images. Whilst landing on the islands … Read more
Well I have to take my hat off to those little Kittiwakes, not only did alot of them survive the gales but they have started to rebuild their nests and we also saw a few mating again. This Kittiwake was stamping on the water logged nest to compack it down. A couple of Kittiwakes helping each … Read more
The morning may have been cold but it was more than compensated for by the winter sunshine and the incredible array of wildlife around the islands. With calm seas and the attention of many birds increasingly turning to looking their best for the coming breeding season we had some superb views of some of the … Read more