Category: Adventures

Into July

As the Island opens up for visitors we are looking forward to starting a very delayed season. The last month has been quite different for us with no tours or self catering running. Mike has been doing more gardening so I have been helping him, getting fit and suntaned. We have just made a very […]

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Flaming June

And boy is it warm, great for all the baby birds and the lambs. We have a lovely breeze keeping the wee Midge at bay. The garden is looking lovely and the trees have finally come into leaf. Our nightly garden watch is through a window now, as the midgies come out about 10.30pm when […]

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Spring is sprung

Spring is just a special time, so much going on out there in the wild. A little gem of normality in this uncertain time. We have been highly entertained with all the nesting birds in the garden. Young sparrows flying round in gangs and open mouths waiting for mum and dad. There has been a […]

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Into May

We hope you and your families are safe and well. Mike and I are fine and Mull is a lovely place to be in this crisis with a great community and positive spirit. We are very lucky to have open spaces on the doorstep. We have had a wonderful spell of Weather, sunshine every day […]

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February continued.

Winter walks are always interesting here on Mull you never know who your going to meet. This mother and cub ran past us as they took a short cut to Loch na Keal. Barnacle geese spend the winter with us here on Mull. Always great to see Hares this one spotted us and disappeared in […]

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April update

The Isle of Mull continues in lock down. The Island is very quiet with few cars on the roads. Spring is certainly here with the trees now showing young leaves and the green of spring is everywhere. Strange and uncertain times are here. We have no idea when we will be able to welcome you […]

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March

In like a Lion, mmm.S a wet and windy start to the month with disruption to the ferries and few visitors.  Although the weather was wet the scenary is sill gorgeous. We had friends staying so we took days off to be with them, lots of great wildlife with Hen harriers, eagles, otters and sunshine […]

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February

A stormy start to the month with otters playing in the surf and a herring gull trying to tenderise a starfish by dropping it onto the rocks. A trip into the mountains and great views of a golden eagle hunting low on the mountain side.

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February,

Some snow on the hills and the rain and hail keeps coming. Our usual favorite animals and birds are about. The Island is quiet for visitors, I guess the weather is having an impact. Hazel catkins are starting to drop and green shoots showing on the plants. The birch trees are looking a lovely deep […]

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Into 2020

January has come around very quickly and what a wet one it was, Our wet weather list is being done. Dungalen cottage has been refreshed with a lick of paint and deep cleaned.  We have had visitors, both family and Self Caterers as well as a few tours. This time of year we are quiet […]

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