At night it was light and from the bed in my grandparent's house, I could look through the open curtains to the ocean and watch the midnight sun. more»
The Highland midge is on manoeuvres. A rare Indian summer in Scotland has brought the tiny biters to life again. Like a biblical plague, swarms of them have been landing on unsuspecting and unprotected skin and leaving a memory. more»
...'But it is
the year's shortest day
when anything can happen,
miracles 'not a problem'.
A visitor from New Zealand comes to call and eggs are cooked on a makeshift stove... more»
Youthful midsummers were filled with heady playtimes, swimming with dolphins and dancing with seals, searching for crabs and other sea creatures in rock poolsâ€¦our footsteps and shadows sending them into hiding. more»