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Dinosaur Footprints

Posted by on Mar 29, 2013 in Places to visit, Skye |

  Our third visit to the beach at An Corran, Staffin finally paid dividends. On the verge of going home disappointed again, we were fortunate to witness a local girl show her two young companions the dinosaur footprints embedded in the flat rock. Trying to maintain a level of coolness, we casually meandered towards the imprints, pretending we knew...

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Photographers’ Heaven

Posted by on Feb 27, 2013 in Places to visit, Skye |

  View of Cuillins from Elgol Another place we recently found of stunning natural beauty is Elgol in the west of the island. Approximately one hour from Portree, this quiet village must have one of the most spectacular views on the island and is a must visit for all budding photographers and those inspired by the Cuillin mountain range. Local...

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Ellishadder Art Cafe

Posted by on Jan 29, 2013 in Photos, Places to visit, Skye |

  Skye is full of hidden ‘gems’ which we are discovering every week but one place we feel is worth mentioning is the Ellishadder Art Cafe. Nestled within the wonderful scenery of the Trotternish peninsula and close to the Kilt Rock cliffs, the cafe is a wonderful place to relax and have a bite to eat and admire the art and design work of owners,...

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A New Beginning

Posted by on Jan 2, 2013 in Events, Skye |

We arrived on Skye on the 28th September 2012, leaving behind a wet and claustrophobic Glasgow for a new life on this remote and beautiful isle. Six months earlier, fate had played a key part in influencing our decision to move to the island whilst on a casual, house-hunting trip in the area. Looking for a B&B to stay in for the night in the vicinity...

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