the only not so enjoyable feature about being away is Maggie is not here. Read more
everyone needs a belief in something. Nature. Nurture. God. The sea. Read more
There’s not much to do on Eigg, even when stopping at the Green Egg shop, especially if you’re a man like Rip, shopping doesn’t do it for you.
after a rough and tumble boat trip to the small isles of Muck and Eigg, we came ashore. It was before the rain lashed at us for three hours straight.
My Father used to boast that Scotland had never been conquered or invaded. Read more
According to Wiki – A bothy is a basic shelter, usually left unlocked and available for anyone to use free of charge. Read more
The scots are an economical bunch. They seem to like to group everything in one. A post office > bank > grocery store > tourist attraction > coffee shop. Read more
layers of texture and colour. Inspiration for poetry, song, tartan. It speaks for itself
even in the gloom of fog and blanket of liquid weather, Glen Coe is magical Read more
Arriving in Callander where we stayed for two nights, we chose to steer clear of the requisite trip up the two-hour drive around the Trossachs to various monuments Read more
introducing the Millers, Robin and Isobel whom we visited on our second day in Scotland (back tracking a bit here). Read more
what a difference. Still raining one minute and sunny the next. But the lochs and the glens and the bens were alive with splendor. It’s why we came and on our last full day in Scotland I am grateful.
carrying on with the MOHR theme, we traveled down a single track road 30 minutes to have a cup of tea at MOHR tea at The Old Library Tearoom in Balquhidder. Read more
the petals of this blossom taste like garlic. Read more
how lucky we are to have accidentally stumbled upon a culinary oasis Read more
I never played with toy soldiers as a wee lass. But I wanted to. Read more
These two photographs were taken within five minutes of each other.
amazing how a little thing like dirt can come between us and a good mood. So we set out to find a laundrette (translation – laundromat) in Callander. We located one near the bus station underneath the loos. Read more
Just when the day couldn’t get grayer and the road longer, we came across this small castle, stayed for tea and cream scones and came across a magical secret garden full of bells of blue. Read more
Here are some random images from our wee home in Arisaig where we stayed for three nights where the sky stays light until 10:30 pm and wakes up again at 4 am. Read more