Tidal Treasures

As one year ebbs away and another one begins I am mindful of my walks on the shores of the beautiful island I call home.  The one thing that can be relied on is that the tide will come in and then out again and then repeat.  On coming in it offers us wee treasures … Continue reading Tidal Treasures

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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