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On Lewis, Outer Hebrides. A road to the ocean in the evening.

Raymond Wardenaer

Happy Burns Day

Today in Scotland it’s a very dreich day. (Dreich is a Scots word that means very wet and bleak looking).

Today is Burns Day, a national celebration of the birth of the great Scottish poet Robert Burns. 105 more words


Lewis Winter

No better place to take photographs than home: a mix of mornings and late afternoon, providing subtle colour changes and a clear view of the mainland. 10 more words


The Not So January Blues

So many of us hate /moan about January, but I don’t because It’s my Birthday month and it’s a chance to reflect on the past few months that have been a whirlwind. 466 more words

Islanders to turn spy base into whale-listening station (Scotland, UK)

January 2nd, 2016. One of Britain’s remotest and smallest communities is about to take ownership in days of a former Cold War spy base in the Outer Hebrides, to turn it into a whale-listening station and observatory. 513 more words

Endangered Biodiversity

The best of 2015: the Scottish Highlands and Hebrides

“It’s the most… wonderful time… of the year”. Andy Williams is warbling as I consume my third consecutive Baileys, observing the sea of badly wrapped presents and unwritten Christmas cards that surrounds me. 1,194 more words