It was incredible out there - one factor is the low angle of the sun in Scotland in the depths of winter - everything is sort of golden looking, to pink in the mornings and evenings. What is not so good is the 15 hour nights (at minus twenty, when I was there!).
"As an adolescent I aspired to lasting fame, I craved factual certainty, and I thirsted for a meaningful vision of human life - so I became a scientist. This is like becoming an archbishop so you can meet girls."