Sunday, 21 March 2010

My comments button isn't working

Well, it's beyond me & my D & my 15yr old! Maybe it'll come back when it's ready! I think you can use the previous comment button, should you wish, if this new one doesn't work.

Went for a trip out to an unexplored place on the mainland, all the way round to behind the loch we can see from here. Drove down a 22m road back in towards Skye, then you have to walk a further 7 miles to get to the start Loch Hourn (which is what we can see from here). Are you with me so far? On the way we saw this dramatic cloud formation.


When we got to this much unused single track road, I fell in love with the passing place signs, they're usually legible but I prefer them rusty like this.

The road is obviously so unused the deer don't seem to mind you at all. I've been coming here since 84, lived here for ten years & we've never seen the like!
I know we could have been using a telephoto lens but we weren't; there were 9 deer surrounding us - amazing

I was pretty tired so D went off driftwood hunting in the dam & came back with a beautiful piece & a pic of a root which wasn't moving anywhere.


A great day.

13 comments:

Emma said...

Oh well, it seems to be back!

Aileen Clarke Crafts said...

Hi Emma, how lovely to hear from a fellow artist, especially one on Skye! I've never had my sewing machine fixed yet but I'm thinking it may need serviced. No idea where to take it though. I love my embellisher machine. Definitely worth the investment.
We came up to Skye last April and stayed at Staffin. The Healing Loch is on the Staffin coast and is part of the Staffin Ecomuseum trail. Great little spot. We are coming back next month. Will look for your studio if we visit Sleat : )

Julie said...

Wow! What an amazing sky! It certainly paid to click and enlarge. I'm with you on the rusty sign. And that stag is beautiful too. Maybe they are so isolated that they don't fear humans.

artymess said...

wow thats an amazing atmosphere there ...........glad your comment button's working now..........Lorna

fibrefrolics said...

I am so glad I have just come across your beautiful blog. Love your photos of Skye. I live over in Beauly near Inverness and we quite often pop over your way for the day. Am off for a proper look through your posts now and have added you to my blogroll. Enjoy Spring!
Penny

Aileen Clarke Crafts said...

Good morning Emma. I think I might know exactly where you are. We got the ferry from Mallaig one year and stopped near where you live for a quick picnic. We will stop in on our way back as we won't arrive on Skye till later in the day and will still have a tent to put up (I know.....) So will come and find you on Thursday the 8th of April : ) looking forward to meeting you and seeing your work : )

Genie said...

Lovely pics Emma,
thanks for stopping by

Ro Bruhn said...

This looks like a beautiful piece of paradise. I love your cuffs in the previous post, just gorgeous. Thanks for your kind comment on my blog too.

ArtPropelled said...

Beautiful place you live in! It must have been a goosebump moment looking up to see you were surrounded by deer. One day I will visit Skye. My ancestors hail from Scotland as do my husbands.

Marion said...

Hi Emma
Thanks for coming over to my blog. I've met you before, I think. You do the Glasgow Trade Fair in January, don't you? We had a chat, can't remember if it was january this year or last. The mind's going!

Heloise said...

Beautiful photographs. Amazing piece of driftwood.

cornishmist - thats me ju x said...

Evening Emma, glad to hear your still busy with the collages, love your photies especially the driftwood ju x

Linda said...

Hi Emma.....I love looking at your photos of Skye, keep posting them please.
Your cuffs are fabulous; great textures and colours.
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