Is Skye in danger of becoming a victim of its own success?

I first visited the Isle of Skye on a camping holiday in the early 1970s and, despite the ubiquitous biting midgies, the single track roads (full of potholes) and the lack of all but the most basic of shops, I was drawn to returning a few years later.  I had intended to stay for just … Continue reading Is Skye in danger of becoming a victim of its own success?

Granny Skye goes to L.A.

WARNING!! May contain gushings of a besotted granny and lots of baby related stuff. This time I am off to L.A to visit daughter, Faye, and her husband, Tom, and to meet my newest granddaughter, Freya. Freya made a somewhat traumatic entrance into the world, prematurely and not without a degree of drama but mum, … Continue reading Granny Skye goes to L.A.

The one where granny takes a photo or two

The starting date for my forthcoming photography course is looming ever closer and I am starting to feel excited but also somewhat apprehensive at the thought of learning a new skill.  It’s a bit like that first day of a new school year but, instead of a pristine new pencil case crammed full of assorted … Continue reading The one where granny takes a photo or two