Your pictures of Scotland: 25 January to 1 FebruaryPublished1 February 2013SharecloseShare pageCopy linkAbout sharingimage copyrightElaine Sinclairimage captionMum Elaine Sinclair watched Dave and Tess sledging before the thaw at Oldmeldrum, Aberdeenshire. If you want to let us know what you think of this week's pictures, go to http://www.facebook.com/bbcscotlandnewsimage copyrightMhairi Irvingimage captionThe thaw has begun in Laurencekirk. Mhairi Irving took this photo from an open bedroom window on Saturday morning.image copyrightMartin and Mary Hennessyimage captionSunset over Lake of Menteith greeted Martin and Mary Hennessy when they arrived from Glasgow.image copyrightLynda and Ian Chisholmimage captionLynda and Ian Chishom thought these snowdrops were 'waiting for the right time to bloom' at Stewartfield Loch, East Kilbride.image copyrightLouise Meiklehamimage captionBrodie enjoyed his first birthday on 25 January. Mum Louise Meikleham, from Newport-on-Tay, noted that he shares it with the Bard.image copyrightKay Ransonimage captionKay Ranson came across this wind-battered tree while walking the dog near Kilmarnock.image copyrightStefan Mullerimage captionDinner time for this otter in the River Dee at Peterculter near Aberdeen. Stefan Muller and his wife, from Cults, said: "He was not the least bit bothered by the handful of people that had gathered on the riverbank just a few feet away."image copyrightKen Nairnimage captionWellington Square on Tuesday afternoon. Ken Nairn, from Ayr, thought there was something apocalyptic about the sky.image copyrightGreg Leightonimage captionWas this supposed to happen? Greg Leighton, from Helensburgh, caught brother Ross off-roading near Loch Lomond.image copyrightMadeleine Kirkimage captionHeavy snow in Glentress. Madeleine Kirk said it made mountain biking "rather tricky but very beautiful".image copyrightJohn Paul Peeblesimage captionJohn Paul Peebles, from Glasgow, was in Fort William visiting family when he stopped at the Commando Memorial at Spean Bridge.image copyrightDaniel Makinsonimage captionKing's College, Aberdeen, was photographed by Daniel Makinson.image copyrightTony Ibbetsonimage captionTony Ibbetson watched a Viking longboat go up in flames during Up Helly Aa in Lerwick, on the Shetland Isles, on Tuesday night.image copyrightKim Bennettimage captionThe inner tube of a tractor tyre was the mode of transport of choice when snow fell on Kingskettle. Photo by Kim Bennett from Cupar.image copyrightWalter Baxterimage captionThe remains of a folly near Smailholm Mains farm in the Borders. Walter Baxter, from Galashiels, took the photo.More on this storySend us your picturesPublished28 June 2019Related Internet LinksBBC Scotland News FacebookThe BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites.