St Kilda: Once in a Lifetime

St Kilda lies on the edge of the world. It has a mystical quality, romantic even. An island (actually a group of islands) often shrouded in mist, where they say the men went barefoot over the cliffs to collect gannets eggs. Even the fact that the dwindling population had to be evacuated in the 1930sContinue reading “St Kilda: Once in a Lifetime”

Road Trip to Harris

Travelled up last night, through a blizzard at Drumochter, ended up in Dingwall. Today’s ferry was cancelled so I reverted to plan B: drive across to Uig on Skye for the delayed 7pm sailing. Turned out to be the best plan ever. Today’s trip has been a journey across the last 30 years of myContinue reading “Road Trip to Harris”

Getting back to Nature

Drove up to Sherrifmuir with the dogs tonight, parked up just past the Macrae Monument. Getting out the car its pitch black but within 5 minutes I’m getting my night vision within 10 I can even see Kuro easily. Not many people do that nowadays. I blame headtorches. Its blowing a gale but mild asContinue reading “Getting back to Nature”