A few boats

A few boats

Messing about with boats Not only are we surrounded by the sea on this tiny little island, but there are boats everywhere, too! Here are a few that Hilary has been snapping. (I’ve cheated a bit, the ones with the grand-children were taken on previous visits!)...
Temple View

Temple View

Temple View Under new management! Temple View Hotel On the first rainy, blustery day of our time here, we decided to visit the Temple View Hotel on the day they opened to the public. Good decision! We had an excellent lunch in this beautifully refurbished hotel, where...
Talking about Books

Talking about Books

talking about books  ~ at home   Click here for our curated booklist at Pengwern Books Click here to contribute to Anna's 'coffee and a paperback' fund Click here to send in your recommendations by 23rd May, please. books we read in April The...
On mortality

On mortality

intimations of Mortality Poetry Breakfast ~ at home Brian Patten is our special guest this month. Brian has chosen the theme Intimations of Mortality ~ and as ever we have come up with a wide-ranging selection of poems for us all to enjoy. Brian is a poet that many of...
Big skies

Big skies

berneray Beautiful skies One of our favourite walks on Berneray is ‘the headland walk’. It starts from the tiny car park by the gate across the machair to West Beach. And when I say tiny, I mean you could maybe get six cars on there ~ which just shows how...