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Breakfast and Beach - 20th July 2014

Some might say I had a hangover.

I rejected this and went for freshly made waffles and lots of coffee (from the best cup).

Oh and then we went for a swim off the coast of Harris at one of the best beaches in the world surrounded by brooding mountains – Luskentyre (literally – it is in the top 10 for the world and is number 1 in the UK). 6 more words

HebCelt Festival Day 2 - Saturday - 19th July 2014

After the Shinty it was time to don my other wristband and say hi to HebCelt in ernest.

It ticked all the boxes for a proper festival: 238 more words

Hebridean Celtic Festival Shinty Cup - 19th July 2014

Shinty is a great sport.

Played across Scotland, but mainly in the Highlands and Islands it is an ancient game, to compare it to modern sports it is like a cross between lacrosse and hockey – with tackling like rugby.  43 more words

Day off? Why Yes! - 18th July 2014

Friday was the last day that I had with Sophie (Medical Student) who I met on my elective. So I was kindly granted the day off – seeing as it was gorgeous weather (we have heat waves here too!) we went to the BEACH. 120 more words

HebCelt 2014: Festival Fun on the Streets of Stornoway

The Hebridean Celtic Festival is a lot of things.  It’s nostalgia, remembering revelry with friends throughout the years.   It’s an excuse for islanders to have a great big party – you’ll always find a familiar face, whether squashed in front of the stage or in the queue for a cider.  471 more words

Travel

An interview with journalist Jim Gilchrist

An interview about my work with Journalist Jim Gilchrist is now available on the Struileag website which can be linked to here. This interview also contains a couple of the Grounded audiovisuals and some photographs. 70 more words

Photography

Thursday HebCelt Festival - 17th July 2014

Thursday was the first day of HebCelt Festival proper. HebCelt is an annual event run in the Castle Grounds, Stornoway, Lewis – you should add it to your calendar one year. 252 more words