Waternish and a Yarn Pilgrimage

At the very north-western end of the Isle of Skye, on the Waternish peninsula, there's a yarn shop. I have been known to travel a long way for yarn and this is one of the furthest flung pilgrimage sites. It wa sa beautiful day for a road trip, and we set off in sunshine which… Continue reading Waternish and a Yarn Pilgrimage

Landscape and Light of Skye

When you go to Scotland on holiday it would be a bit much to expect Mediterranean style sunshine requiring the sporting of bikinis and suncream wouldn't it? Well, luckily, that's exactly what didn't happen (and anyway, bikinis and I are strangers these days). What we got was a proper old mixture of Scottish Weather. We… Continue reading Landscape and Light of Skye

On the Sleeper to Skye

This trip has been on the cards for some time, but things happened, and we had to wait a bit before we could go and visit our friends in their new home (and business) on the Isle of Skye. All of a sudden we had some funds and decided to go in the first week… Continue reading On the Sleeper to Skye

Over the Sea…

I went to Skye a little more than a decade ago, it is an enchanting,  magical place (I think probably more magical than Tahiti, S.H.I.E.L.D. fans!).  It's so magical in fact that one of my very best friends (the Quilter) and her family decided to up sticks and go and live there permanently. We said 'Cheerio' last… Continue reading Over the Sea…