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Renewable energy: How wind is changing the fortunes of Lewis islanders

February is a bitter month in Lewis in the Western Isles, and nowhere more so than on the moors which cover the centre of the island. 986 more words


My New Emperor and Game Pieces

It’s probably no secret that I’m a fan of statues.  I think they’re my favorite artistic medium, no doubt influenced by its frequency in extant classical art.   321 more words

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A weekend full of smiles :)

OK so when I say weekend, let’s start with Thursday.  Thursday evening was Boot Camp results night and I was a happy wee chappy once again after losing another 5% body fat (I put on 2% over Christmas because I’m human and I think I’ve already mentioned I like chocolate).   530 more words

Gathering Light with Janice Mason Steeves

I started planning my exhibition, Gathering Light, when I realized that it would take place during the darkest months of the year. I began to do some research to see if there were any myths or fables about gathering light in the summer and saving that light to give away in the darkest months. 508 more words


The Chessmen: The Lewis Trilogy - Peter May

Fin couldn’t believe his eyes.  The loch was gone, truly gone.  The water had disappeared overnight.  Whistler’s theory was of a bog burst, a phenomenon that can happen after a heavy rain.  102 more words