Field of rape flowers glowing beside the approach road to the Yellowcraigs beach.
Yesterday afternoon we set out in brilliant sunshine to visit Yellowcraigs beach
near North Berwick in East Lothian,a journey of about half an hour by car.
Visitors car park.........the puddles are from heavy rain the previous night.
Beyond the woods the sky looks ominously dark.
Dandelions and daisies growing in the sand dunes.
On the island are the ruins of an old chapel said to have been dedicated to Saint Nicholas in 1165.
The lighthouse was built in 1885 and automated in the 1970s.
Maddy loves water and as usual she decides to ignore the cold sea and wade in.
As we leave the sky has become dramatically dark blue and overcast,
we reach the car just as the downpour begins.
Firth of Forth,from the roadside at Port Seton.
Wind and rain,and light breaking through cloud over the Fife hills.