Our greenhouse

September 2020 Part of our journey in becoming self-sufficient is to be able to grow our own fruit and vegetables. In choosing to live in the Outer Hebrides, however, we haven’t exactly picked the ideal location to do this. The growing season is short and cool, and the high winds have been known to rip

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Upcycling furniture

June 2020 Upcycling can be described 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. The previous occupant of our Hebridean house was a lady in her 90s. When she passed away

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