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Archive for August, 2019

Isle of Lewis Sightseeing

Icon Written by Fred Hart on August 31, 2019 – 07:53

I’ve often heard it said you get four seasons in one day fairly frequently in the Outer Hebrides. Yesterday was no exception to this. Friday was a day of contrasts; rain in the morning and Sunshine in the afternoon.

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Scenic Drive Through Harris & Lewis

Icon Written by Fred Hart on August 30, 2019 – 09:31

This morning I am in my final Hebridean destination before I return to the mainland and start driving back down South. Yesterday after a 135 mile drive and a ferry journey I reached Stornoway.

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South Uist to Berneray

Icon Written by Fred Hart on August 29, 2019 – 08:09

Yesterday was the one dry day we’ve had in the Western Isles since I got here at the weekend, and I spent the day doing a road trip to Berneray – a round trip of 150 miles.

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Island Hopping

Icon Written by Fred Hart on August 28, 2019 – 08:02

My Scottish island hopping adventure continues: Yesterday I travelled on to my next island and today I wake up in the village of Lochboisdale on South Uist.

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Road Trip through Barra and Vatersay

Icon Written by Fred Hart on August 27, 2019 – 09:10

Yesterday was a wet day in the Western Isles: Probably the one area of the UK where it hasn’t been hot and Sunny! I am enjoying being in a little pocket of the country with no mobile signal.



Ferry to the Outer Hebrides

Icon Written by Fred Hart on August 26, 2019 – 08:06

After a journey of 3 days I arrived yesterday evening on the Isle of Barra, in the Outer Hebrides.

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Long Drive to Scotland

Icon Written by Fred Hart on August 25, 2019 – 09:44

I’ve spent much of the last couple of days on the road, driving to Scotland for a week long holiday in the Outer Hebrides. At just under 500 miles the German border is closer to home than where I am now! I’m keeping this blog short because my room’s quite warm and I want to […]

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Holiday Countdown (Again)… and International Left Handers Day

Icon Written by Fred Hart on August 18, 2019 – 20:13

Firstly, a belated Happy International Left Handers Day – That occurred othis week, on Tuesday 13th August.

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Royal International Air Tattoo: Recording for Radio

Icon Written by Fred Hart on August 11, 2019 – 19:38

Last month I spent a day at the annual Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT) in Fairford – not just to look at all the miltiary planes on display, but also to make a programme for Corinium Radio.

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Gloucestershire Vintage & Country Extravaganza

Icon Written by Fred Hart on August 4, 2019 – 23:24

Today I have been at the Gloucestershire Vintage & Country Extravaganza in South Cerney, just a few miles from Cirencester. Here are some photo highlights of the day…

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