Category Archives: Fauna

Harvest Moon Beach

Harvest Moon Beach (September 2014) I didn’t see the Harvest Moon last night; the sky was clouded, closed. But on today’s afternoon my feet touch virgin sand. My beach has changed. According to the dictate of the moon the sea … Continue reading

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Sunday morning

‘Will you come with me to the beach?’ ‘No,’ she said, ‘I have to make myself ready for church.’ So, I walk alone, only me and my dog and God.   It is a sunny late September Sunday, mild and … Continue reading

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A little red bird on a fence post

he found it on the road and fixed it wood to wood   it has survived two storms patiently perching and causing birdwatchers hit their brakes   a little red spot in the vastness of greyish browns and blues and … Continue reading

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Interview with Florence Pearson

Click to listen >  Interview with Florence Pearson Florence, artist and  craft maker living in North Uist,  shares how she came to live on the islands, her choice to settle here, how she experienced her childhood and teenage years and … Continue reading

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My song of the month: Now the Swallows are away

The equinoctial wild winds are reminding us that summer is over here on the islands. My Elder bush looses its leaves, the garden looks tired and migration has started very early this year….. This makes me want to share a … Continue reading

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My preferred photo of the month

Sorry! I know that this photo has nothing to do with the Uists ….but just imagine the place a few thousand years ago and maybe then you would have had wolves roaming through the now non existing forests. So take … Continue reading

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My preferred photo of the month (shared in facebook by Samuel Greenberg)

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