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‘To The Edge of the World,’ by Julia Green, cover by Helen Crawford-White.

‘Sing your own song.’

Jamie and his family have relocated to the island of his mother’s birth, a remote and tiny island in the Outer Hebrides. 204 more words

Isles of Harris and Lewis: A walk on Luskentyre Beach

Pulling the door firmly closed behind me, I leave the cottage and am buffeted by the keen wind as I move away from the shelter of the building. 868 more words

Outer Hebrides

Isles of Harris & Lewis: Callanish Standing Stones

Just a few shots from a visit to the Callanish standing stones in Lewis. I was fortunate that there were very few people around on the day and the light was great – sunny but with a softening haze.

Outer Hebrides

Isles of Harris and Lewis: The Coffin Road

The land is bare, like in one great sweep a giant hand has wiped away the trees. Bare, cracked rock dominates; the meagre soil that clings on in between the great slabs of stone supports only tough grasses and spindly heather. 984 more words

Outer Hebrides

What to See in Scotland

Scotland offers the sights, the history, and the landscape, but my number one reason for making the trip abroad was to see my daughter! Jon and I landed at Glasgow Airport, had our first cup of coffee for the day, and enjoyed a warm greeting from Jordan after months of being apart. 1,202 more words


Day 105|365

This is the sort of weird stuff that goes on when we come to stay in Shawbost…I was having a lovely lie down on the bed after our delicious Sunday lunch (thank you, Aunt Mary!) when I heard a wee rat-ta-tat on the window and got up to see a pair of extra lanky legs! 51 more words


I am pinned to the places I have been, mapped
and logged and archived;
even some dreamplaces I revisit, where I am known and
even somewhat famous. 105 more words

Church Without Walls