Tag Archives: Uig

Selfish guests in the Outer Hebrides (Rousse)

The first bus across the Isle of Lewis ran late so we missed our connection to Harris. Rather than wait for the next service, TPR, SM and I gave up on our trip south and returned to our bedrooms in … Continue reading

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Rivals vie for boat trip business from Miavig, Isle of Lewis (Rousse)

There was a new company offering boat trips from Miavig on the Isle of Lewis. However, I was sure that it would soon go out of business because it failed to adhere to health and safety requirements. For example, I … Continue reading

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Sailing the Scottish coastline by log (Rousse)

ST and I planned to take the boat to Uig Community Centre. We wandered over to the pontoon where we also found JG, with TPR and JC, aboard his boat ‘Mary’. I remained in the queue for the community boat. … Continue reading

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Whitby for work and pleasure (Rousse)

It was difficult to tell whether we were in Whitby for work or pleasure. It was also unclear how the beautiful beaches of Uig in the Outer Hebrides had relocated to the coast of north east England. However, what was … Continue reading

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Miss Haversham awaits her husband while Rousse loses hers

We’d never seen snow on Uig sands before. It really was a beautiful sight, and you would have thought it would be an absolute pleasure to be snowed in here. However, after only one night at our favourite guest house … Continue reading

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David Cameron’s seven-pack centrefold – plus numerous other adventures, including one at Buckingham Palace (Rousse)

At first I was thrilled to be resident at Buckingham Palace. However, I hadn’t understood that once welcomed in, there was little prospect of getting out. I begged the security staff to show me the exit, explaining how much I … Continue reading

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Gywneth Paltrow and Chris Martin discuss kids’ future against the changing backdrop of the Outer Hebrides (Rousse)

For a change we travelled to the guest house across the mountains on foot. This was quite a departure from our usual means of transport, normally tandem over the single-track roads. As the route became steeper and steeper we marvelled … Continue reading

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