June 5, 2018

Here we are at the beginning of June and no meaningful blog – again.  I must be the original reluctant blogger, but somehow life seems to be for living rather than writing about....

There have been lots of interesting wildlife things happening over the last few weeks, a...

May 13, 2018

  • Red deer, wagtails

  • housemartins

  • swallows

  • hooded crows

  • red fox

  • oystercatchers

  • herons

  • (heard) cuckoos

  • (heard) woodpeckers

  • (heard) owl

  • blue tits

  • sparrows

  • seals and porpoise (Sound of Arisaig)

April 18, 2018

 It has been lovely here over the past few weeks with some great bursts of spring sunshine. The birds are happily tweeting, the herons flying to and from their nest, the stags are shedding their antlers and we've had some lovely barbecues on the beach and kayaking....

June 5, 2016

We're enjoying long hot days up here at Roshven,  It doesn't really get properly dark at this time of year so I have been watching bats hunting for their supper at midnight and stags grazing just outside the window and enjoying the sunshine at 5am.


There are often sign...

August 6, 2015

Sad news today from Colin the Post - three young badgers were killed last night by a passing vehicle just by the burn.


July 10, 2015

The wild hyacinths are over and the bracken has grown.  There is a lovely yellow haze from the buttercups in the front meadow and the wild irises have been lovely although they have been fairly transient with some warmer days recently.


A guest here at the weekend liste...

June 13, 2015

Sea trout rising in the loch by the burn, and blue tits nesting in the. large old oak.  Seventeen stags outside the window this morning .  Really can't leave mowing the grass by the chalets much longer, but difficult decisions as there are wild hyacinths amongst it alm...

June 8, 2015

After a rainy few days last week, there are nine stags lying in the sun just outside the window this morning......

May 8, 2015

One of the guests spotted an otter on the far side of the burial ground this morning!


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