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Scottish islands: Harris

Time for another in my Scottish islands series, and this time I’m visiting Harris in the Western Isles.   Harris has a dazzling beach at Luskentyre, and on the day we visited there was a brisk wind which kept us moving in an effort to stay warm.   39 more words


Holiday on Harris, part 2

Thank you to everyone for your kind comments.  This past week has been very full.  The Dafter has continued to have ups and downs, but the ups include being able to study for, and pass, two tests.  942 more words


Peace, Calm and Loneliness on Uist

I’ve spent so long living in cities that I found the silence to be almost deafening when I first arrived on Uist. I usually surround myself with noise as it seems to keep me company almost and stops me from feeling lonely when I spend long periods of time by myself. 73 more words


The Outer Hebrides in the bus-with-a-woodstove: Return trip (2015)

We took a different route up to the Outer Hebrides this year, stopping off to spend the Thursday night with friends in Ayeshire on the way. 451 more words

HAGGiS Tour: Lewis and Harris, Inverness and More!

For anyone that knows me, they will have been bombarded with talk of Scotland for the best part of the last three years. I’ve been obsessed with everything Scottish and I bring it up whenever I can. 738 more words


Holiday on Harris, part 1

This was our first trip back to Harris after an absence of four years (the Dafter fell ill with ME/CFS just after we went in August 2011).  798 more words