We encourage wildlife to our garden, a haven for animals and for our guests. We are lucky to have a very healthy population of hedgehogs which visit us and this means that on evenings throughout the summer there is quite a good chance of spotting one or two going around the garden.
During this current spell of hot dry weather we put a number of additional water drinking containers and were amazed to see this hedgehog sharing a drink with Skye, one of our...
Happy St Andrew's Day from us here at The Dulaig. I took this photo of the Cuillin mountains on the Isle of Skye whilst on a boat trip from Elgol to the beautiful Loch Coruisk. I was so enthralled by the hills that only later did I see the St Andrew's cross in the sky, just like the Scottish flag!
What a difference almost four weeks makes to the life of kittens....and to us!
Here are our little rescue kittens, Islay and Skye, which are now about 14 weeks old. They have had their vaccinations (and have forgiven me from taking them to the vet!) and they are settling in very well.
Like most relaxed kittens, they choose to sleep in the strangest of positions as you can see here, and to play with interesting toys, especially pieces of paper and plastic!
The photo makes th...
Gordon and I spent a wonderful few days on the Isle of Skye, staying with Marie and Ian at The Spoons B&B. The weather was lovely and we decided to go for a "little" walk on three hills near Broadford known as the Broadford Red Hills.
This is me on the first of the three, Beinn na Caillich with the ridge to the second, Beinn Dearg Mhor, straight ahead and Blaven and the Cuillins behind. There is a good description of the walk on Walk Highlands , including mention of th...
It has been our absolute pleasure to share our home, garden, love of Scotland and of food, with guests over the past 14 years. The experience of running our B&B exceeded our wildest dreams however we - Carol, Gordon (& The Cake Fairy) - have hung up our aprons for the last time.
Thank you to the wonderful guests from all over the world who have stayed with us. You have given us so many special memories which we will always treasure. Thank you too, everyone else who has supported us: your confidence in us was appreciated more than words can say.
Warmest Wishes to All, Carol, Gordon..and The Cake Fairy x