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

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Callanish

30 June 2021 The Standing Stones at Callanish (Calanais) We are very fortunate to live so close to Scotland’s answer to Stonehenge, the magnificent Standing Stones at Callanish. The map below shows just how close we are as the crow flies, although to reach the Stones by car requires a 20-minute journey.  If it weren’t

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Freedom to choose

31 May 2021 We made the choice two years ago to move to the Outer Hebrides. We feel very fortunate to have had the opportunity to be able to make that decision without too much complication – dealing with our own inner doubts was probably the biggest hurdle we had to overcome. Before that, we’d

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Farhana Yamin

31 March 2021 By Helen Recently, I had the pleasure of interviewing Farhana Yamin, the international environmental lawyer credited with getting the term “Net-zero by 2050” into the Paris Climate Agreement. I first encountered Farhana in the summer of 2020 when I took part in a webinar on climate change in which she’d been invited

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Knowledge gaps and climate grief

15 November 2020 by Helen Photo credit www.flickr.com/photos/muehlinghaus/231622509 CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 As the days shorten, the weather bleakens and the length of time spent outdoors reduces, I’ve taken the opportunity to enrol on some online courses to fill the gaps in my knowledge about climate change and sustainability issues. Last month I took part in

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Rudi, Helen & Dogs

Our story

15 May 2020 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. Rudi’s story I was working for a large

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