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The Pentland Road

The Pentland Road crosses the island of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides in Scotland. It’s a bit of a hidden route and isn’t much used. But when we were there, back in 2010, we made use of it – largely because we are willing to take the odd risk with tracks. 426 more words


Scottish Brochs

The remains of Dun Carloway broch.

Brochs have always fascinated me. Brochs are tall (up to 15 meters/50 feet) round towers, with an outer double-skinned, dry-stone wall.  581 more words

Scottish History

Living on the Edge: February on St Kilda

February already. I’m still getting used to writing ‘2016’ and already we’re a month into the year. This morning, as Scotland was being battered by yet another winter storm, it was a delight to flip over the page on my copy of the… 538 more words


The Log by the Sea - Part 20.

The Log by the Sea.

Part 20.

The Meeting…

I feel at rest, each day, each month, each year, nothing changes for me, but I feel replete, and more much, much more than that, for I am happy. 477 more words


The Log by the Sea - Part 19.

The Log by the Sea.

Part 19.

Back at the croft…

Having returned from Stornoway with Esme who was feeling much better now, and having gone over her story with her again in the car, I am beginning to feel that maybe I have judged the man in the sea all wrong. 920 more words