A Small Country Living showcases blogs – by us and by others – from here in the Outer Hebrides, from the Highlands and Islands of Scotland, and occasionally from elsewhere in the world. The result, we hope, is a collage of posts representing all that interests and occupies us, and which we share with our guest writers.
Flight of swans over Cille Bhrighde, Isle of South Uist The post Flight appeared first on The Big Garden and Croft.
Loch a Bhruga, Cille Bhrighde, Isle of South Uist The post Loch a Bhruga appeared first on The Big Garden and Croft.
curving cry of curlew echoes through the kyles
Winter still stretches out ahead in a long slow arc. Occasionally it feels like travelling on a motorway through a wet, dark night, headlights on full. Beyond the limits of pale beams nothing can be seen even though we know the asphalt carries on and on. It is wearisome, that kind of travelling. And at […]
When we don’t see the sun for weeks and it is cold and wet and the winter looks like lasting forEVER and we have moaned our arses off about it in every available social media, we might realise we are actually craving Vitamin C as well as Vitamin D but we can actually do something about the […]
You know you’ve settled well into a coastal community you’ve moved to, when the locals leave fresh-caught fish at your doorstep for you. It contributes to feeling a sense of Plaice. The post A Sense of Plaice appeared first on The Big Garden and Croft.
Even though there is no sun to help the build up of light, as the days lengthen the chickens have begun to lay again. Yesterday I collected TEN eggs. Eggs are laid with a thin film of protein sealing the pores on the egg, a natural way to help them stay fresh for longer. So I […]