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Portree: Special excursions: Shilasdair

Shilasdair (http://www.theskyeshilasdairshop.co.uk/) is a yarn shop specializing in wool that is dyed with natural dyes. When I called for directions I was told to get off the bus at Faery Bridge and the proprieter – Judy  -would pick me up. … Continue reading

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Back to Skye – Portree, June 18 to 22, In General

      Portree is just to the left of Hydro’s photo on the map of Scotland there. The very best part of Portree to me  – not counting the location and surrounding scenery – was that the hostel  was … Continue reading

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Back to the future: where I’m at now

  So As I said I am recounting my trip from where I am living in  Stroud.  I am lucky to be  living in the home of Alex as her lodger. Living with Alex and until  recently her son Gabe … Continue reading

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Future interruption then back to Kyleakin:

Hi – any of my blog followers may have noticed that I am quite behind in my postings time wise. I am interrupting to tell you that I am writing safely from here in Stroud in a welcoming and supportive home and friendly and  … Continue reading

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June 16 From Comrie to Kyleakin – mostly Pictures

Spent the morning celebrating the sun as did the native folk. Had I mentioned that yesterday was freezing until the evening? After Breakfast took a walk up the hill to where the sauna was – they like their saunas like … Continue reading

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A few notable people and events at the Convergence

First Lucy and Danny Alderslowe. Lucy complemented my Urban Eco Steward Shirt so she won my extra one. And she kindly mentioned it in her report on the convergence. Danny- like many people here remind me of someone else either … Continue reading

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Permaculture Part 2: Saturday Workshops

So first -There’s two reasons I’m here, well 3,  maybe 4. One is it looked like fun to me with a “knees up” and all, and two is I thought I might meet up with some kindred spirit folk like … Continue reading

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June 14 – 16 The Scotland Permaculture Convergence in Comrie Part 1

So Friday it’s a taxi to Queens Street Station where a lovely man that I swear was Cormack- Jamie’s husband- in appearance, tone and mannerism put me on the train.I didn’t get a picture of him but if I had … Continue reading

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Glasgow – Plane B

So what I did get to do is to travel around by bus to West End where the appropriate bank Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) and the Vodafone store is. A 57 across the river past the Central Station then … Continue reading

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Galsgow – June 10-14 – General

I like Glasgow -Mr Jake of Alabama 3 Fame said Pittsburgh looked like Glasgow in ’65. Now what’s odd is that I thought Glasgow looked like Pittsburgh in ’65. Mostly because all of the things that aren’t there anymore are  … Continue reading

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