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

An Accidental Tour of Highland Film Locations

Another day out, yet more dramatic scenery and beautiful Scottish villages, some of which will most likely be terribly familiar. I only realised as we drove into Plockton that we'd done part of a 'HIghland Film Location Pilgrimage' and this is why there were so many tourists about so early in the season. Eilean Donan… Continue reading An Accidental Tour of Highland Film Locations

A Fast Boat to Soay

We had a really mixed bag of weather on our trip, from drenching freezing rain to bright spring sunshine. Somehow the day we decided to go out on a boat turned out to be one of the bright and sunny ones. As we have a nine year old boy who's a bit of a speed… Continue reading A Fast Boat to Soay