Southern Lights

The Trip Dave’s daughter won a bell tent, and other stuff, in a competition run by Badger Beer, which required her to go to Dorset and pick them up. The tent was pitched at Rosewall Campsite in Osmington Mills, just outside Weymouth, and the prize included three nights stay there. She was unable to make […]

Honeymoon Travels: Lewisian Nice*

We were booked on the 10:30am sailing, which meant we had to be in the queue by 9:45, so we didn’t have time for breakfast (we keep musicians’ hours!). However, once our car was in line, boarding pass in the window, we had time to walk up to the West Coast deli on Argyll Street […]

Reason Sits Helpless at its Desk

What with world (‘crazier and more of it than we think’*) goings on at the moment I’m incredibly relieved to be off Ullapool for a week (from Friday) with The Mr. I hope to  explore Assynt, the favourite place of one of my favourite poets, Norman MacCaig, and as luck would have it a new […]