Hygge Lives

I am enjoying my latest writing assignment as part of a UK team looking at the Danish concept of hygge.  It is a challenge to try see the world through the eyes of a different culture.  There are some strong parallels between life on a Scottish island and the reach for a hygge moment in … Continue reading Hygge Lives

The island begins to shine

September is my favourite month on the island.  Families have all returned home and the island settles down a wee bit and, more often than not, the sun shines.  I get to walk on the beach alone and park right outside the bank when I need to.  The midges begin to decline and the autumn … Continue reading The island begins to shine

Arran Open Studios – A Review

The short version is a wee jump in the air shouting 'I did it' followed by a little jig round the room.  The longer version is below....xx My goodness I had absolutely no idea how this event would go.  I had heard mixed stories from artists who had been part of Arran Open Studios before so … Continue reading Arran Open Studios – A Review