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Weekly Photo Challenge: Spare

My response follows Krista’s interpretation in her blog presenting the challenge.

The following pictures are from our recent trip to Scotland.  I thought the sparse landscape was “elegantly simple”.  151 more words


Left my career and moved to a caravan in the Outer Hebrides. This is what happiness is.

“You can’t always get what you want. But if you try sometimes, you just might find – you get what you need.”

Mick Jagger knows what he’s talking about. 722 more words


St. Clements Church, Rodel

St. Clements Church was built beginning around 1520 for the Chiefs of the McCleods out of local Lewisian rock. It is one of the grandest medieval buildings in the Western Isles. 358 more words

Outer Hebrides

Hebrides tour - Day 7

Hebridean Heaven:



I left Nunton House on Benbecula after a leisurely breakfast which was included in the price.  It was one of the better hostels I’ve stayed at on this trip but even the less salubrious ones are enjoyable as my fellow travellers have all been friendly and are often well travelled and interesting. 579 more words

2 Wheels And A Walking Stick

Hebrides Tour - Day 6

After the hail, the heatwave:

I was happy to leave the Leverburgh bunkhouse, I’m  more accustomed to cycle touring in Andalusia and the sheer volume of people was a culture shock.   919 more words

2 Wheels And A Walking Stick