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My Summer of photo-taking, car-driving and whimsical living has come to an end – I miss my camera and my car a lot but being back here means getting stuck into studying Digital Design again so I really can’t complain! 257 more words



A summary of August in photos, spanning from the Isle of Harris to the gorgeous peninsula of Point.

After a Summer of seeing and photographing these amazing islands, I’ve grown to appreciate where I’m from so much more, making leaving here for another year in university all the more sad…but sweet still, because it’s here to come back to! 56 more words


The Butt of Lewis

Despite its name, the Butt of Lewis is actually the uppermost tip of the Outer Hebrides, and is in fact the most northwesterly point in Great Britain. 295 more words

50 Things part 8

26. Butterfly House

Hot and humid day in Leeds, why not go to Tropical World? Well, the clue’s in the name, it was almost unbearably hot. 413 more words


The Story of Harris Tweed

While on the Isle of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides, we visited weaver Norman Mackenzie. Norman grew up on Lewis, where he learned the craft by watching his uncle, left to have a successful career as a dentist in Glasgow, and returned to the island upon retiring. 605 more words

Outer Hebrides

… a land of …

… lovely wee harbours …

… stunning landscapes …

… beaches … with sheep …

… turquoise waters …

… amazing rock formations … 54 more words


The Outer Hebrides in the bus-with-a-woodstove: Return trip (2015)

We took a different route up to the Outer Hebrides this year, stopping off to spend the Thursday night with friends in Ayeshire on the way. 451 more words