Posts Tagged ‘scotland’

The mysterious secret of Eynhallow.

Eynhallow monestery in the morning light

Blue men hold guard over the little island of Eynhallow. For 6 hours they wave their arms eastwards and 6 hours westwards, creating big standing white crested waves in the water. With their long groping arms they grab everything that tries to get to the island.But there is a moment in the turning of the…

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Seal choir

Seals on a rock

WowowowowoNow, repeat after me…Wowowowowo, more like a howling dog but not that loud. Just a bit softer, wowowowo.Now, let’s make it more playful. You do the wowowo-part and I will do only two but make it a prolonged wooooooooo. This can either be sung high or low, whatever you feel like.So, together now….. Is there…

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It is all in the ship’s name.

Why did this captain give his boat the name ‘Fear Not 2’? And what happened to ‘Fear Not 1’? And why is a boat always referred to as ‘she’? These questions always pop up when seeing a fishing boat on the water or in harbours.

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The divorce

Mini campervan overlooking MaCleans Nose on Ardnamurchan

I felt a bit of a struggle coming up when we drove back from Orkney. The paddle of the clutch was not responding all that well. It kept sticking. Overall it sounded a bit unwell. I thought it caught a Scottish cold or something. The indicator lights didn’t flash up when needed and the headlight…

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The zombie apocalypse.

Popular Arisaig beach with tents and kayaks

Have you ever thought about what to do when zombies take over the world? Neither did I until I met James on a beach in Arisaig. We land our kayaks on that lovely beach on a glorious day, fully expecting not to have this gorgeous beach for our own. It is relatively close to the…

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