February is still very much Winter time here in Orkney. The wind do blow and the rain do rain.
When the sun shines, it can look stunning but you may be sure that there is a cold wind blowing that the camera may not betray.
We lag behind many places but the daffodils, though not yet blooming, are definitely now asserting a presence.
No lambs yet - hopefully I can share some lamb photographs next month. Have a cute cat instead - this one I found sheltering from that icy wind by the bale shed one day when I took my camera for a walk over to the Cross Kirkyard.
We have had good days, rough days, wet days and glorious sunshine but always that wonderful Orkney cloudscape is present
For several of the roughest days, we were away on the big island in our campervan. In fact we were stranded there when our ferry home was cancelled due to high winds and rough seas. I took many photographs but they don't fall into the spirit of the narrow geographical area for this challenge. I shared them here.
Here's my album for this month. Most are taken from around the house, a few come from that walk to Cross. Several photographs have had a trip through my Nik Collection software.
There is a mosaic of these images in my Wordpress blog and I am happy to take comments there from anyone who does not care to use Disqus.
I am looking forward to improved weather and more chances to take the camera out. I have made some recent camera purchases and can't wait to get out and play with my new kit.