Loch a Chroisg, Achnasheen, Scotland

This old tree was allegedly struck by lightning at the edge of Loch a Chroisg, I suspect it is merely frost damaged either way it is a magnificent tree and the broken limb adds to the sense of desolation and chill. On this fine winter morning it was extremely cold and completely still, so breathless in fact that my breath curled lazily away in wraiths hardly dispersing at all.

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