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We are on the return leg of an amazing week in Scotland visiting relatives, friends and old haunts. By the time we get back to London, we’ll have traveled over 2,000 miles in a week.
Much of our time was spent in the very far north west of Scotland in Sutherland visiting special people in Scourie. We stayed at the Kylesku Hotel which is highly recommended and has the most amazing views at breakfast.
Judge for yourselves, but for me, Sutherland is the most beautiful part of the country.
The next landlord, a German businessman who visited the island twice was less popular still and the island continued to decline.
But in 1997, the Islanders made history by raising nearly a million pounds and buying the island. Since then there has been a marked improvement in island affairs.
The photograph was taken in 1990 from Cleadale in the north of the island looking to the mountains on the island of Rhum.
This picture of South Eisken estate in Lewis was taken for the 1983 General Election.
It was part of a Labour party poster campaign highlighting the inequality of private land ownership and land use in Scotland.