Well the road past Voe was closed! OK, I'll go to North Mainland Leisure Centre at Brae. Erm... we have schools in for an hour! Ermm... OK I'll go for a drive up to Nibon and Gunnister to sit for a while and enjoy the views and then come back...
Johnnie Mann's Loch just as you turn off the A970
Gunnister Voe looking lovely despite the over cast sky
The voe was like a millpond except for the radiating rings from seals at play; and a right splashing snorting racket they were making too. The 'arty' photos I took of the interlacing rings just didn't work, but here are the seals as they decided to follow me.
By now I knew I should have brought my telephoto lens, especially as I thought I'd look at a spot near Nibon where I've seen an otter before.
Obviously, with the wrong lens it was bound to be there, sitting eating a fish in front of my eyes as I sneaked round down wind of it. I did manage to get a few pictures though (my first) before it noticed me and dissapeared. With the wonder of digital technology and cropping I've managed to get a few pictures that atleast show the otter.
Having a swim
A roll on it's back
And the last I saw of it
Now time to get back to the gym for my exercises, home for dinner and then feet up.
Oh... mustn't forget the mo...