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

Seeing in pictures

I consider myself incredibly fortunate to live on a small Scottish island that overflows with inspiration.  My creativity is one of the things in life that I hold most dear and I am always on the hunt for new inspiration.  Our 10 acre smallholding offers much with two woodlands, a meadow and views that open … Continue reading Seeing in pictures