Monday, February 27, 2017
Spade among the rushes" is an evocative book by Margaret Leigh. It describes her hardships trying to recover an abandoned croft here after WW2 as she tried to make a living to support herself and her mother.
Rubha Ghead a' Leighe but...
Sunday, February 26, 2017
...we wanted to savour these wonderful surroundings for as long as possible. Our fire had burned away to just a few ashes, which we scattered in the sands then...
...after a last check that we had left the machair pristine, we...
Friday, February 24, 2017
Silky Supper Accel folding saw we soon cut it to pieces. We filled our hatches and tied the bigger bits onto the back decks.
...although the sun was by now well below the horizon its rays were reflecting off the undersides of the clouds.
As the darkness gathered we brought the wood up from the boats by the light of our head torches and lit the fire. As we had plenty of wood we were set for a comfortable night of convivial conversation and baked potatoes. It was an hour and a half after sundown and there was still an ember of the sunset in the sky. However, the embers of our fire were still going well 6 hours after sundown!
For the full stereovision experience of this amazing sunset, join Iain on his blog here.
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
From the ancient walls of Tioram castle we...
...proceeded to explore the inner recesses of Loch Moidart with the flooding tide.
dot the inner loch.
North Channel of Loch Moidart on a falling tide (as we have often done).
For the full stereovision experience follow this trip on Ian's blog: