Dipstick mystery

Wind is a regular feature of west coast island life. This month has brought some rather insistently noisy Atlantic storms. Monday night featured the pre-Gareth storm. The Lodge is in a bit of a dip surrounded my mature… Read More

Definitions of Home

On Saturday I left this wee boat. It was my refuge for four weeks post leg break and operation to pin back together. It was a lifeline in many ways. I would not have coped with being a… Read More

Gear changes

Having been given the go ahead to try driving……. well, I did! At first it was a few hurls around Auchinstarry at quiet times. Getting into gear, reversing, changing gear, and the all important emergency stop. With the… Read More


Day 24 post accident. I can hurple at a pace around the marina now. Not up to walking the dog any distance, but I am not dependent on being pushed up and down the pontoon on the wheelchair…. Read More