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Usually I write about our quiet pastimes on Skye – a bit of baking, exploring on our favourite beach, photographing families and weddings – but there’s another side to us… I also do commercial photography and photograph events – and what a weekend it’s been for those. Not just from a working perspective but because my […]

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You might fly into Glasgow Airport, pick up a hire car and set of to explore Scotland. When you reach Broadford you may pass the Co-Op and then turn left at the Broadford Hotel. That’s where it can all goes wrong. This is where you are about to encounter your first Single Track Road of the journey. […]

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On an island you know everybody so a visit to the shops is a social occasion. On an island you don’t need satnav –  just keep going and you’ll either end up somewhere interesting or back at the point where you started wondering where you were. On an island single track roads aren’t a big […]

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Ashaig beach in our village is my favourite place on earth. I’ve been exploring it’s sandy vastness, finding fossils and shells here for over 40 years and I will never tire of it. Just a stroll along the road from our house this tidal beach is stormy in winter and a shallow paddling paradise in […]

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I was chatting with a Skye bride and her groom recently about family and what it means and more particularly the Skye definition of a cousin. Here, cousin doesn’t mean what you might expect – it’s not just the children of your parents’ siblings – it can be much wider than that. 2nd cousins (the children […]

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