Panorama of hills and sea
Highland cow

Islay Journey

The Happy Farmer's breakfasts come in layers of such 'juicy deliciousness' As the morning air is filled with the mouth watering aroma of bacon crisped to perfection. Croissants and toast gently warming, intermingled with the heady scent of coffee, as beans are ground, ready to be added to a cafetière warming gently on the Aga. [...]
Lobster platter

An Islay Spring

Sometimes, at the end of the day… A day spent exploring and adventuring…. A day of following delicious journeys, journeys that ignite the senses Days of whisky tours and tastings, as you meander along the coastline, happening upon Islay’s historic Distilleries, tucked into the shoreline, ready to transport the casks on the Puffer boats of [...]
The snowy Paps of Jura
Person sat on beach

Sending Over Some Islay Sea Air

Who else has been shimmying and jiving their way through the very beginnings of 2022 as the weeks begin to flow, and the blank canvas of another exciting year really starts to unfold? Did you miss the blog posts? Did you even notice how they had jumped onto the ‘back burner’ for a while? It [...]
Person on beach

Enjoying Islay Time

There is something just mesmerizing when after a long, hot trek across a wild and rugged landscape, suddenly the vista unfolds. The steep climb, trudging through the heather and bog myrtle, a herd of deer spying on your every move. The heat of the day and as you climb over the hill and the view [...]
Flowers
Machir Bay

An Islay Summer

We have been swept up on the crest of a wave as July living carried us into the hurly burly dance of an island summertime and then led us on into August. Just as you thought that the mighty Persabus blog was slipping away off the face of my trusty laptop know that the words [...]

Islay’s Garden

It is a cat’s life on the farm at Persabus Our tigers roam the fields at this time of year. Enjoying a spot of hunting with all the fresh pickings that arrive as the grass begins to lengthen. The fields are a sea of yellow just now, with the brightness of the buttercups gleaming skywards [...]
Dog and pottery

That Gaping Hole

It has been a difficult few days... I know she was an old girl. I know she was ready to go…but ouch, that huge gaping hole... Like an old pair of shoes she fitted so comfortably into our lives. Had skilfully trained us all up to meet her every need. Always a huge smile on [...]