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a colourful harvest on our beach


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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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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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The sea is calm, it is wild, it is wide, it is beautiful, it is secret, it is malicious, it is deep……

An islander’s song by Rory and Calum MacDonald from RUNRIG: Cearcall A’ Chuain Tha sinn uile air cuan Stiùireadh cuairt troimh ar beatha A’ seòladh geòla dhorch Air chall an grèim na mara Tha a’ ghaoth air ar cùl Tha … Continue reading

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My poem of the month

Columba’s Island Paradise (12th century, translated from the Gaelic) Delight I find in an island’s breast, on a rock’s peak, that there I might often gaze at the sea’s calm.   That I might see its heavy waves over the … Continue reading

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