The Long Light & The Deep Quiet

A serious treat here for blog readers already following my partner Sarah’s sea kayaking adventures. Her story of three weeks in May and June, out in the Western Isles looking for what she found: ‘Here I have calm and deep peace. Time for me. Time to consider life. I have craved, needed, wanted this  – […]

To get to here: Knoydart and the Hebrides

“But really, I thought, to even want to do this? To get to here….” A guest post with reflections, by Sarah, on her wilderness walking last week. “‘Walking’ is an understatement I feel. To get to places like this” * As I sat on the shore of Loch Coruisk on the Isle of Skye, some 450 […]

Independence? Yes

Well, this has all been the best thing that’s happened to democracy & politics on this island for 300 years and if I were living in Scotland I would be sorely tempted to vote ‘Yes’ for independence, however many English Council leaders have been brandishing Saltires to try and persuade me otherwise.I hear the doubts and […]