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The Old Man of Hoy

By Alexander | 15th December 2017

The Old Man of Hoy rises one hundred and thirty-seven meters above the sea. It is a temporary monument in an almost timeless landscape. It…

The roof of Ensay House in a nice evening Sky

Rescued by Zorro’s mum

By Charlotte | 8th December 2017

‘When the infection is joint by high fever and shivers, this could indicate blood poisoning – a serious affliction in which medical attention is urgently…

kelp at low tide, just of the coast of Mull

Wayfinding; get lost in the art of navigation.

By Alexander | 26th November 2017

If you can read the ocean, you’ll never be lost.                              …

No brains, only beauty

By Charlotte | 12th November 2017

The fact that jellyfish have survived for 650 million years despite not having brains is great news for stupid people. Fascinating, ghostlike creatures hanging suspended…

Charlotte in the waves

Dancing on the swallower

By Charlotte | 29th October 2017

Right in the middle of some of Europe’s most treacherous waters of the Pentland Firth lay the islands of Stroma and its smaller sister Swona.…

Two fishing boats at low tide in Portree, Skye

Tie up, before you lose time (or boat)

By Alexander | 16th October 2017

“Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe- When you step into the unknown,…

Otterly adorable!

By Charlotte | 1st October 2017

Otters are the happiest creatures I know. We have already seen 4 otters during the trip so far. It is so much fun to see…

When is the book coming out?

By Charlotte | 15th September 2017

‘Did you come far today?’ ‘You’re my hero!’, ‘Are you sane?’ ‘In my next life, I want to join you!’ ‘That’s not a holiday!’ These…

Two seagull chicks on the clifs of Stroma, Orkney

Like a virgin -touched for the very first time

By Charlotte | 3rd September 2017

I made it through the wilderness Somehow I made it through Didn’t know how lost I was Until I found…… -Madonna- It’s intriguing how some…