We are an eco-friendly B&B operating on the following principles:

  • offering food which is organic, fair trade and cruelty-free
  • striving to produce our energy from renewable sources
  • encouraging connection with nature and with the self.

This blog shows some of the things we do, or have done, to live a more eco-friendly life.

Rudha Glas Blog

A journey to living a greener life

Vegan friendly

Living a vegan lifestyle

by Helen I wasn’t always vegan. In fact I ate meat for over 40 years. It wasn’t until I was in my mid-forties that I woke up to the fact that industrial meat production is an immensely barbaric practice and that any form of

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Upcycling furniture

You’ve heard of recycling, but what is upcycling? Ideal Home defines it as “breathing new life into old items – be it furniture, home accessories or even clothing.” This post reports on a few upcycling projects that we’ve undertaken so far in our B&B.

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The Future We Choose

The year is 2050. The world is on fire. The air is deadly. Countries are under water. Or: The year is 2050. The world is breathing. The air is fresh. Nature is thriving. The time to choose between these two futures is now. This

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Rudi, Helen & Dogs

Our story

In 2019, after becoming disillusioned with our corporate lifestyles, we sold our house in Germany and moved to the Outer Hebrides. This post contains a short bio of ourselves, and the reasons we relocated to a remote island in search of a new life.

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