A photo blog of random images of life in the Highlands - mostly taken with a 'point & shoot' compact camera.

(Oh, and the odd bit of music thrown in). I'm going to try and keep posting a photo a day for a decade.

This page mirrors mytimeline: @HighlandRampage. YOUTUBE channel for the videos here >

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e mail: Steve @ SteveCarter.com

I HAVE SPLIT THIS PAGE INTO YEARS: ~ 2011 ~ 2012 ~ 2013 ~ 2014 ~ 2015 ~ 2016 ~ 2017 ~ 2018 ~ 2019 ~ 2020


2020 (latest at top)

Snowline currently +/- 1000 ft: http://stevecarter.com/random/27-1-20.jpg

I've never seen the freshwater lochs so full. They are all chucking huge amounts towards the sea. Excuse rubbish photo, I wasn't getting any closer! http://stevecarter.com/random/waterwater.jpg

Sunshine and showers yesterday afternoon. (Spot the heron about to land on the 'sgier': http://stevecarter.com/random/25-1-20.jpg

You might think lofty thoughts are going on here... actually, he's clocked someone is in the kitchen and he's awaiting the sound of unwrapping: http://stevecarter.com/bertie/sundog.jpg

We have enough motorhomes driving on the wrong side of the road here, without the Scottish Caravan & Motorhome Show encouraging it!

Low Tide: http://stevecarter.com/random/lotide.jpg

Probably not the best week to be hill walking: http://stevecarter.com/random/notbest.jpg

There's a 3234 foot munro directly behind these trees. Not that you'd know it. http://stevecarter.com/random/3234.jpg

The house at Port Laire (look closely): http://stevecarter.com/random/portlaire20.jpg (photo taken on Tuesday)

Haar rolling in from The Minch yesterday: http://stevecarter.com/random/LSjan20.jpg - http://stevecarter.com/random/THjan20.jpg (the closest thing to a roundabout for about 30 miles).

We went fully soft focus first thing this morning: http://stevecarter.com/random/mistjan20.jpg

There was about 30 seconds of sunshine yesterday, Shieldaig Island being the sole recipient: http://stevecarter.com/random/spotlitisland2020.jpg

Beinn Eighe yesterday afternoon: http://stevecarter.com/random/BE19-1-20.jpg

Shieldaig's weekend has been very, very quiet: http://stevecarter.com/random/14-1-20.jpg


If you look at the bottom of this photo, you'll see the road to Diabaig: http://stevecarter.com/random/roadtodia20.jpg

...and still they come: http://stevecarter.com/random/galesagain20.jpg

The wind has been at it all week, interspersed with hail and thunder: http://stevecarter.com/random/windup20.jpg

Russell Burn: http://stevecarter.com/random/rb20.jpg


Dark Skies over the Hebrides: http://stevecarter.com/random/darksky20.jpg

The rainwater pouring down (mostly) from Beinn na h Eaglaise yesterday: http://stevecarter.com/random/offthehill20.jpg

Beinn Alligin: http://stevecarter.com/random/BA201.jpg

The calm after the storm(s). http://stevecarter.com/random/9-1-20.jpg

Very comfy thanks: http://stevecarter.com/random/verycomfythanks.jpg

Water trying its hardest to fall in yesterday's gales: http://stevecarter.com/random/waterup20.jpg

Fawlty Towers anyone? http://stevecarter.com/random/fawlty.jpg

If you were thinking of popping up to see the Highlands, you should reconsider: http://stevecarter.com/random/popup.jpg

In Inverness yesterday. The water from Loch Ness doing its thing: http://stevecarter.com/random/ness20.jpg - as werre the Chinese tourists: http://stevecarter.com/random/chinks.jpg

Shieldaig sheep for once standing by the road, rather than in it: http://stevecarter.com/random/shieldaigsheep.jpg

Before dawn: http://stevecarter.com/random/beforedawn20.jpg

Kit-Kat is taking a break: http://stevecarter.com/random/kitkatbreak2.jpg

Some neighbours out on a round trip: http://stevecarter.com/random/roundandround.jpg

2019 ended up very peacefully: http://stevecarter.com/random/NYE2019.jpg (Now entering year 10 of my photo a day for a decade).

Here are some of my faves from 2019 - Latest at the top.