March can sometimes feel like it is Monochrome Month in the Highlands.  Colour hasn’t returned to the hills yet, and they still look grey and brown.  Photographs taken during March sometimes reinforce that sense of monochrome-ness:

 

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Skies tend to be leaden and the sea grey:

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and even the splashes of green on the hills have to work hard to draw your eyes away from the dark skies:

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And then out of the blue March can surprise you:

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and if you look closely you can see the promise of spring:

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We have had snow flurries here in Assynt this morning, so winter hasn’t quite finished with us yet.