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Scottish hurricane transport (Rousse)

One minute I was watching the rain lash against a top bedroom window of a guest house on the Isle of Lewis. The next I was whipped up from my seat by the force of the hurricane and transported to … Continue reading

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Food shortages in the Outer Hebrides (Rousse)

It was well-known that this was the last season that the bed and breakfast on the Isle of Lewis would be welcoming guests, and for this reason it was mobbed. Most visitors were returning guests, keen to relive the fun … Continue reading

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Doubts over Queen’s health in run-up to royal wedding, while marine mammals rule the waves (Rousse)

It was great to see the two cyclists again when they stepped off the ferry. I recognised the dark-haired girl first (for her beard). They replied sheepishly when I asked if they had enjoyed their time at the guest house. … Continue reading

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Rolls Royce and rural railway dilemmas (Rousse)

We were about to tuck into a big plate of fried bacon and black pudding at the communal table of the Hebridean guest house when we heard another party pull into the drive. They evidently had some problems parking the … Continue reading

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Man who can fly meets swimmer (Rousse)

A two-night stay at our favourite guest house was not long enough, but it was still time to leave. We cheered ourselves up with thoughts of our return visit in the summer. We took the option of flying home at … Continue reading

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How to avoid predatory women (Rousse)

The holiday was full of surprises: A walk along the cliffs above the beautiful beaches of the Isle of Lewis A huge dinner at the guest house with DE A dash through a deserted Waverley Station with JM A tea … Continue reading

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A time travel trip to the Isle of Lewis (Rousse)

I travelled back in time to my favourite guest house on the Isle of Lewis where the computers looked at least a decade out of date, and what I knew as a toilet block was a tumbled down black house.

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A visit to the Indigo bed and breakfast (Rousse)

The Indigo bed and breakfast was in Cunningsburgh, Shetland. TPR had dumped the bike elsewhere so we caught the bus to the village. Once again I was astonished at the reach of service of Lothian Buses. We asked for directions … Continue reading

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Isle of Lewis camper van rescue (Rousse)

The weather turned vile and we wondered how our friends N and S were coping in the howling wind and torrential rain on the west coast of the Isle of Lewis. They couldn’t possibly be out in the open cycling, … Continue reading

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Menu bingo for those in the know on the Isle of Lewis (Rousse)

The Isle of Lewis guest house had gone up-market. Its pink laminated menus listed sophisticated seafood dishes. Still RG couldn’t resist a joke. If you looked carefully at the text you could find the names of his regular guests hidden … Continue reading

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