Monthly Archives: May 2018

Goats, Shags and Eagles

Thursday 15:00 I would like to offer my neighbour a drink, but I don’t think Curlews are allowed alcohol. I’m recovering after what I think was the hardest day’s walking I’ve ever done. I set off at 8:00 up a … Continue reading

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The Wandering Gypsy

Wednesday 16 May I’m sitting at the little porch of the converted shepherd’s hut or gypsy vardo which is parked by the bunkhouse and used as overspill accommodation. I’ll be here for the next 2 nights. The view is hard … Continue reading

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Some Rum People

I’ve met one of the new generation of Rum residents, and one of a very small number to be born on the island, which had been cleared of its human occupants in the 19th century.  This is Andrew Craig Dallas … Continue reading

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From Peckham to Eigg

Monday 14th May This is Mick, Jacky’s husband. He was somewhat abrupt at first because I insisted that one of the burners on the 2 burner gas hob and grill was dangerous. I had turned it off but there was … Continue reading

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Eagles, people and feral sheep

Sunday 13 May A pre-breakfast walk down to the shore delivered no more interesting wildlife than last night. It’s cloudy and cool again with spots of rain. Last night I took some long distance shots of a young woman with … Continue reading

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