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Hebrides 14

A couple more small paintings today for the series, which I’m adding to an upcoming sale (feel free to email if you’d like details).

The video about our Lewis and Harris trip with paintings and poetry is delayed somewhat but should be edited by the end of this week, then Louise and I will send off our application for An Lanntair in Stornaway. 151 more words

Hebrides day 5

Back home in Edinburgh after an incredible week in the West Highlands and Hebrides – a journey which took us through Achiltibuie then the isles of Lewis, Harris and Skye. 374 more words

The Lewis Chessmen

In April 1831, a curious collection of carved figures was exhibited to members of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland.   They had been found earlier that year, on a beach near Uig on the Isle of Lewis.  1,243 more words


New Beginnings

We have had a wonderful start to the Autumn term in the Isle of Lewis room.

We’ve welcomed our lovely new children and have been delighted to see some of our big Primary 1 boys and girls visit us in their school uniforms. 316 more words

Isle Of Lewis

North Lewis Poppy Trail

These photos aren’t exactly picturesque but the story they tell is quite interesting. Large poppies have been placed beside the homes or crofts of the men of North Lewis in the Outer Hebrides who lost their lives in World War One. 84 more words


Daily Prompt: Eclipse

So one eerie Friday morning while sitting alone outside in the garden, I realise that the world has gone very quiet. There are no starlings sitting along the telephone wires and there is nobody outside in my village other than me. 145 more words


Readers on Reading

In this segment I invite an inspirational reader to share a little of their life and a favourite recent read.

It is a complete accident that we have been born here and now, as we could just as easily have been Neolithic farmers or part of an Inuit hunter’s family. 974 more words