Tag Archives: North Uist

Wind

Wind, your freshness in my nostrils, I am young again. Advertisements

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Between Gales (January 2015)

You wake to deep grey darkness. No spark to lighten your tentative walk to the kitchen trying to avoid the curled up dog. Communication utilities are dead. But then the comfort of candles, of a roaring fire, a coffee with … Continue reading

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Interview with Sandra Humphrey, chair of the Uist Disability Access Panel

To listen to the interview, click here: Sandra speaks about the aims of the Disability Access Panel, of how the group wants to help people find help and easy access when having to travel or visit public buildings and when … 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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The beach at dusk

Looking over to the hills of North Uist from Bustara beach in Berneray. The light is fading away, it is dusk. I love the subtle colours.

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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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