The Highlands and Islands

 

Perhaps drawn by the open skies, winds, sea and loved ones, I have felt the irresistible pull for the last three years to celebrate the summer solstice up on the Scottish islands.

sitting up on the winding hills of Lismore, looking over the fish farms protected in the bay.

Sitting up on the windy hills of Lismore, looking over the fish farms protected in the bay.

Watching the sky and sea meet in reflection, Isle of Lismore

Watching the sky and sea meet in reflection, Isle of Lismore

And the dark clouds roll in, Isle of Lismore

And the dark clouds roll in, Isle of Lismore

According to a Swedish tradition, if you gather seven wild flowers and place them under your pillow on mid-summers eve, you will dream of your true love. These are the flowers I picked on Lismore

According to a Swedish tradition, if you gather seven wild flowers and place them under your pillow on mid-summers eve, you will dream of your true love. These are the flowers I picked on Lismore.

Back into the smoke and underground of Glasgow.

Back into the smoke and underground of  music in Glasgow.

A beautiful friend.

A beautiful friend.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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