Shifting Perspectives – the power of landscape

I have known this since I was a small child. A big landscape helps to put the human being into their proper and defined space. I think, as humans, we can get a wee bit carried away with our own lives.  This can have a tumbling effect as it gathers pace and the small detail … Continue reading Shifting Perspectives – the power of landscape

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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

Hygge comes to Scottish island mum

A plan for the winter months - I don’t really consider winter starting until after Christmas and then there is usually a sharp couple of months when life becomes a wee bit challenging.  Regular followers of Scottish island mum will be familiar with my incubation theory where I use January and February as ways to … Continue reading Hygge comes to Scottish island mum