Category Archives: Land- and seascapes

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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a colourful harvest on our beach

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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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Impressions from a walk to Bustara Beach 21.3.13

While the mainland of Scotland and many parts of the UK are experiencing a hard winter with cold and snow into late March, we here in the Outer Hebrides get dry and often sunny spells and no snow. Today the … Continue reading

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Valentine day’s choice of colours

with a poem by Peter Kerr there is a softness in the late-afternoon sky the pale pastel palette suffused with a subtle chalkiness that merges the lightest of blues with lemon-highlights left behind by the departing sun these lying between the hinted gentle greys that grow in depth within … Continue reading

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On a freezing cold January day

the other shore  (looking over to N.Uist) southeasterly you push and bite and shout at me but then I feel like every single cell has been cleared free from old dust

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The Hebridean Sky, interpreted by a local artist: Rhod Evans

Rhod Evans is able to ‘translate’ for us the ever-changing Hebridean skies! I have left his own notes…..   “A second interpretation of a sketch I did a while back of Heisgier (Monachs) Lighthouse at sunset. I used gold leaf … Continue reading

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