‘Staycation’ Islay

The storms died down The hedgerows were suddenly filled with the excited chirruping of birds. The sun came out and the daylight hours stretched on into the early evening. The tease of the spring to come as even the air feels fresher and everything just looks so much brighter. Islay is a place of spectacular [...]

Easing of Lockdown

As we move forward there is supposed to be a gradual easing out of lockdown. ‘Supposed’ as the Islay whisky gods seem to be going against this latest guidance. We have been spoilt with weeks of beautiful sunshine. Just as the Scottish Government gave the go ahead for socially distanced get togethers outdoors at the [...]

Persabus Millhouse

When I first arrived at Persabus the Millhouse was part of the old farm steadings. Bare, thick stone walls, with a wooden gate across the open doorway. A floor covered in straw and a sturdy, old set of wooden step ladders leading to a hay loft. Persabus Millhouse was also Moss the sheepdog’s home. Prior [...]