Inner Hebrides, Scotland

Glamping on Skye – learning to love the Misty Isle

I’ve visited, or passed through Skye a number of times over the years, but I've yet to fall under the spell of the island. It's never got under my skin like some of the other Hebridean islands I've visited. And it's not just me, as Mr G’s feels exactly the same about The Misty Isle.… Continue reading Glamping on Skye – learning to love the Misty Isle

Inner Hebrides, Scotland

An Isle of Mull Hogmanay – lang may yer lum reek

And just like that it's all over for another year.  Christmas and Hogmanay are a distant memory and after 11 blissful work free days I'm back in the office with a serious case of January blues and an aching desire to wander in remote corners of Scotland.  Also, my liver hurts and my clothes have… Continue reading An Isle of Mull Hogmanay – lang may yer lum reek

Argyll, Inner Hebrides, Scotland

I survived Black Friday!

It's that time of year again when ordinary, mild-mannered folk go loopy at the mere hint of a bargain.  On Black Friday who amongst us can resist the thrill of wrestling with a complete stranger on the floor of Toys R Us to secure the last coveted Hatchimal in store? I'll give you a clue -… Continue reading I survived Black Friday!

Inner Hebrides, Scotland

A weekend break on the Isle of Mull

There's no place like home, there’s no place like home, there’s no place like home. Having just spent a week bored to tears on an Italian beach resort I'd have given anything for a pair of ruby slippers. I missed the Wee White Dug like crazy and my beautiful country with its rugged landscape and… Continue reading A weekend break on the Isle of Mull

Inner Hebrides, Scotland

Mull – Dreich, drookit but delightful

We had a mini break on Mull last week and a wonderful time was had by all, despite the fact that Noah built an ark after a lighter rainfall. The Wee White Dug was made to feel most welcome wherever he went.  He reckons it's because people recognised him from his recent appearance in the Historic Scotland … Continue reading Mull – Dreich, drookit but delightful