Moody November morning at the Sound of Islay

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Picture of a cloudy morning with the sun just starting to break through at a sound between two islands
Moody November morning at the Sound of Islay

A moody November morning at the Sound of Islay, waiting on the ferry to depart for a day out in Jura. The Islay lifeboat (in the shade on the right) ready for its next callout.

Passing McArthur’s Head under low clouds, Isle of Islay

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Picture of a view back from a ferry to an island under low clouds
Passing McArthur’s Head under low clouds, Isle of Islay

A departure from Islay a while ago. Low clouds hanging over the Sound of Islay, giving it an almost mystical atmosphere. Not much too see of McArthur’s Head with the lighthouse and the hills behind though….

Wet return to Bunnahabhain, Isle of Islay

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Picture of a coastal landscape along a sound between to islands under heavy clouds, a distillery in the distance
Wet return to Bunnahabhain, Isle of Islay

A memory from an Islay walking week a few years back. After a rainy wet walk to Rhuvaal lighthouse and a rainy wet lunch at the boathouse the walkers are making their way back along a soggy track to Bunnahabhain.