The Harbour Inn
Travel Blogs from Bowmore
... and England-centric government.....however the smart money suggests that it will be too risky for most people....
Of the 3,500 people on Islay,only about 250 are directly employed in the island's 8 distilleries......
(Phew....just watching the nailbiting Wimbledon ...
... Jura start to appear over the water: the sun shining on the latter makes it seem amazingly close. White shell beaches line the coast, and the land looks very fertile, not at all what you would expect from the poor acidic soil of the Highlands. When those glaciers disappeared, the land rose by up to 40 metres as the ice overburden was removed, and the lower ground must have brought with it a covering of sediment from the sea. A couple of seals ...
... WHAT DID I DO?????Turns out, I was half an hour late to have my cup of tea!
Well, what a relief that was!After breakfast I helped clean the villa (don’t get any
ideas Mum…or Dad). Turns out the boys can sing! Lovely!Then I went walking back to Killoren Bay. My little paradise
while I have been there.On the way I got passed by the Sloans (really not that surprising
given the size of the island ...
... that no-one came and said ‘welcome back Lady McPhee’ to
me when I got there, but I also said it didn’t surprise me at all. (Not quite
Lady enough to pass for that role).But both sons chimed in and said I was Lady McPhee, so there
you go!After that, I was fortunate enough to be invited back for
dinner again!I really am so blessed to have found this family! Love them!Lady Lisa McPhee xo
... I would find something, and I found the stone. It was nice to see it and read it, but there was literally just a stone.
I decided to head back to ‘town’ (makes Bell look like the big smoke) via Queens Bay, which I had heard was nice.
And it was beautiful! – Until I almost got killed by a herd of cattle who had just decided to scramble for the beach at that very moment.