Monday, 10 June 2019

Weekend

There was a car boot sale on Saturday, a very strange phenomenon as there were no cars.  It turned out that there were tables inside the sports hall.  We had a little wander around and enjoyed the thrill of the find...a plant and a couple of prints.  Not a great haul but it was a fantastic social event.  We sat chatting for over an hour with various friends and neighbours and enjoyed tea and cake before heading off for a drive around the local area.  The temperatures are still a little low so it is still a little chilly but the sun was shining brightly.  It would have been easy to imagine you were sitting somewhere in the Mediterranean, if a tad cool.

We drove to the front and by the side of St Moluag's church..




It is a 13th century Church in the village of Eoropie and well worth a visit if you are ever in the area.  It is not connected to electricity and has some amazing oil lamps.  We didn't go inside this time as Gerard wasn't up to the walk, but it is beautiful inside and spiritually uplifting.

We drove down the one track road with various passing places to the Butt of Lewis, the most northerly point of Lewis.  The Headland lies in the North Atlantic and is frequently battered by heavy swells and storms.  Luckily the sea was calm and the waves their own master crawling gently to the shore.




The lapping waves entranced us whilst watching cylinders of light moving across the sea.  A sight to behold.  It was a joy to sit and watch the variety of birds darting around and soaring over the rugged and irregular coastline.





It was nice to get out and about and enjoy the beauty that surrounds us.  Even a pool of water can be a beautiful sight against the vibrant green grass and rocky backdrop.



It certainly blew the cobwebs away.  Hope you had a wonderful weekend.

See you soon.

48 comments:

  1. You are in a beautiful spot. It's all rainy here today, I've gone back to trousers and boots, come back sun!

    ReplyDelete
  2. Beautiful views and such an amazing blue in the pool. We've wet and miserable weather here today. Cathy x

    ReplyDelete
  3. That looks like a lovely trip out, such beautiful views.

    ReplyDelete
  4. My word you live in a beautiful part of the world, a region that few of us will ever know.

    ReplyDelete
  5. Your photos of those beautiful views are stunning:)

    ReplyDelete
  6. What a lovely day. Such a beautiful island.

    ReplyDelete
  7. -happy sigh- Being able to easily go to the sea... And lose one's self, in it's peace, for awhile. You-are-so-lucky. I am "a broken record," I know. :-) Always saying this. But it is so true!!!!!

    I never got into what we call Garage Sales, and Yard Sales here. But I can see, that meeting and chatting with friends, is a big part of it.

    Gentle hugs...

    ReplyDelete
  8. Would like to know what the birds were, Cormorants? Would have thought you would have seen nesting on the cliff bits - any? Beautiful pics. Just beautiful.

    ReplyDelete
  9. I always enjoy visiting and touring your beautiful landscape. The rugged rocks look as if they have been protecting your shores for centuries. Keeping it's citizens safe :)

    ReplyDelete
  10. You live in a beautiful area. X

    ReplyDelete
  11. Love seeing the rugged rocks and the colour of the sea - completely opposite to the coast round here

    ReplyDelete
  12. Yes, the pictures are gorgeous. Look at those rocks! It's wonderful that you take the time to be out in nature. It's so calming.

    ReplyDelete
  13. I love when you share photos of the place where you live! It looks so beautiful. It's somewhere I wouldn't mind taking photos of. Glad you had a nice time at the boot sale. Sometimes it's more about socialising than buying!

    ReplyDelete
  14. Happy Monday morning Lorraine. I enjoyed reading about the car boot sale. We don't have those here, we have "garage sales". I had never heard of a car boot sale until I started reading blogs.
    Then, you took us on such a lovely drive. I enjoyed seeing all of the sights with you. The sea looks inviting on such a bright, sunny day. Quite different than the stormy photos you sometimes share with us. The way the sea can change it's mood, never fails to amaze me.
    I would love to take a peek into the church with you sometime. Maybe someday I will actually get to visit you on your beautiful island home. Never say never!
    Best wishes to Gerard and hope he is feeling better today.
    Blessings,
    Betsy

    ReplyDelete
  15. Well, your weather was much better than ours: unremitting rain and cold enough to put the heating back on in the evening. You are indeed surrounded by beauty. x

    ReplyDelete
  16. So incredibly beautiful. And in my imagination i can hear the surf pounding those rock cliffs. What a lovely day you’ve had.

    ReplyDelete
  17. شركة المثالية للتنظيف تسعد بتقديم خدماتها لعملائها بالمنطقة الشرقية خدمات تنظيف خدمات مكافحة حشرات خدمات تسليك مجاري المياه للمطابخ والحمامات جميع الخدمات المنزلية تجدونها مع شركة المثالية للتنظيف بافضل جودة وارخص الاسعار بالاعتماد علي كافة الادوات الحديثة والعمالة الماهرة

    شركة المثالية للتنظيف
    شركة المثالية للتنظيف بالدمام
    شركة المثالية للتنظيف بالخبر

    ReplyDelete
  18. What beautiful scenery. Awesome.

    ReplyDelete
  19. Lovely pictures of waves and rugged rocks! You seem to have endless interesting places to visit.

    ReplyDelete
  20. Even though the view is of rocks and sea. It is ever changing and so always new. Another post where the words painted the picture so well.

    ReplyDelete
  21. It sounds like a beautiful weather from your description. You live in a beautiful place. I like the rocks and the splashing waves. It is raining outside at this moment and I am waiting for it to stop to go out to buy something.

    ReplyDelete
  22. We have a lot of flea markets of all kind going on this month ! Everybody wants to get rid of old stuff and others love to buy the "old stuff" ! I would have a lot to sale ! Love the landscape, could just sit down on a rock and look at the waves on the sea !

    ReplyDelete
  23. Beautiful photos! I can't wait for a day for us to "blow off the cobwebs"

    ReplyDelete
  24. Wonderful sea pictures. Comforting is the sound of the waves crashing into the rocks. Breezy here today.

    ReplyDelete
  25. Oh your shoreline is quite beautiful. What a lovely drive. The little church is beautiful too. How I would love visiting there. Glad you could get out and about and also have a little visit with neighbors. BTW Thanks for visiting me. I do love fruit growing in the garden and we have several fruit trees and plants that are edible.

    ReplyDelete
  26. That coastline is stunning, I love the landscape, so harsh yet beautiful! You’re spot on when you say living the dream, I believe it!

    ReplyDelete
  27. I so enjoyed your photos of your ocean and craggy coastline. Such beauty you have at your fingertips on your island. ((hugs)), Teresa :-)

    ReplyDelete
  28. I love watching the ocean... it's mesmerizing! Your photos are great!

    ReplyDelete
  29. It is absolutely breathtaking. Like living in a fair tale.

    ReplyDelete
  30. How nice that you found a couple of sale items and then got the chance for some great views, Lorraine.

    ReplyDelete
  31. beautiful! no cars and the car boot sale, that is a funny one. How is your husband doing these days? I hope better. My hands are recovering and I'm feeling better so there's that.

    ReplyDelete
  32. Lovely. It's amazing how beautiful different places are- there is something beautiful in every setting. Just the view is different.

    ReplyDelete
  33. So beautiful, glad you were able to get out and enjoy the day.

    ReplyDelete
  34. Sounds as though the 'car boot sale' was a great social event.

    ReplyDelete
  35. Such beautiful scenery. I love carboots and markets, you never know what you might find.

    ReplyDelete
  36. I am 48, have 3 children, 2 boys age 25 and 22 and a daughter of 11. My husband left me last year after 25 years of marriage (he turned 50). It has been the most difficult year of my life, but full of lessons about myself and what life and marriage are all about. I am passionate about marriage and i didn't give up on my husband. Am Arice Stringer by name and resides in USA, I entered online in search of advice on how i can amend my marriage while i was at work. I saw so many positive reviews and nice feed back about how a Doctor called Robinson.buckler@ yahoo. com has been wonderful with his work. I gave a shot to make contact with him via his Email and he assured me that my marriage will be peaceful and i believed in his words. 16 hours after he finished work, my husband came back home pleading and now, we are living peacefully again. Get in contact with him if you need any help.

    ReplyDelete
  37. I wished I could sit there too !

    ReplyDelete
  38. Thanks for sharing your lovely wanderings, Lorraine. I Googled the church to get glimpses of the inside...which you may have shown before...isn't it amazing to ponder the age of such sites and the lives of all those who build them! I'm glad you enjoyed the inside boot sale, too. xx

    ReplyDelete
  39. Beautiful nature!! Thanks for sharing!

    ReplyDelete
  40. I must admit ( ( robinson.buckler@ Yahoo. com ) ) is really a genuine man when it comes to getting an ex back,


    HE BRING BACK LOST LOVERS IN 24hrs.
    *FAVOR SPELL
    *GET RIDE OF ANY WITCHCRAFT, BAD LUCK & CURSES.
    * EXPERT IN HEALING ALL KIND OF SICKNESS
    *COURT CASES EVEN IF ONE IS CONVICTED[IF THERE'S A CHANCE OF APPEALING]
    *ARE YOU BEING FORCED INTO A DIVORCE?
    *HE PREVENT BAD LUCK
    *HE CAN STOP SOMEONE INTERFERING WITH YOUR RELATIONSHIP.
    *DO YOU WANT QUICK MARRIAGE PROPOSAL?
    *DO YOU NEED EXCESSIVE SEXUAL POWER AND STRONG ERECTIONS.
    1. Getting your lover or husband back
    2. Spiritual protection
    4. Money spell
    5. Long life spell
    6. Prosperity spell
    8. Get a job spell
    9. Becoming a manager spell
    13. Pregnancy spell
    15. Love spell
    18. Success spell
    19. Marriage spell
    20. revenge spell
    21. Popularity spell

    He cure all kind of sickness

    All kind of Herpes, CANCER,Bipolar disorder,Hepatitis,Syphilis,Bipolar disorder,Bedwetting,Carpal tunnel syndrome,Celiac disease,Ear Infections,Endometriosis
    Epilepsy,Chlamydia,Low sperm count,Barrenness,Genital Wart,Rare disease,Coronary Artery Disease (Ischemic Heart Disease)Alopecia,Leukemia,Infectious Disease
    Men's Health,Mental Health,Neurology,Pregnancy,Sexual Health,Skin,Thyroid,Women's Health,Alzheimer's,Arthritis,Asthma,Cancer,Cholesterol,Chronic Pain
    Cold & Flu,Depression,Diabetes,Digestion,Disease Prevention,Eyesight,Heart,Hepatitis,High Blood Pressure,HIV,Infectious Disease,Liver,Lungs,Menopause
    Men's Health,Mental Health,Migraine,Osteoporosis,Pediatrics / Healthy Kids,Rheumatoid Arthritis,Senior Health,Skin,Sleep,Thyroid,Urology,Weight Loss & Management
    Women's Health, this is real not magic, not Voodoo, no side effect

    ReplyDelete
  41. I could sit and look at your ocean for an entire afternoon.

    ReplyDelete
  42. I really appreciate DR AKHIGBE,my name is LAURIE HUGHES . I will never stop testifying DR AKHIGBE , Happiness is all i see now I never thought that I will be cured from HIV virus again. DR AKHIGBE did it for me I have been suffering from a deadly disease (HIV) for the past 2 years now, I had spent a lot of money going from one place to another, from churches to churches, hospitals have been my home every day residence. Constant checks up have been my hobby not until this faithful day, I saw a testimony on how DR AKHIGBE helped someone in curing his HIV disease in internet quickly I copied his email which is drrealakhigbe@gmail.com just to give him a test I spoke to him, he asked me to do some certain things which I did, he told me that he is going to provide the herbal cure to me, which he did, then he asked me to go for medical checkup after some days, after using the herbal cure and i did, behold I was free from the deadly disease,till now no HIV in me again he only asked me to post the testimony through the whole world, faithfully am doing it now,all the testimony of DR AKHIGBE is true please BROTHER and SISTER, MOTHER and FATHER he is great, I owe him in return. if you are having a similar problem just email him on drrealakhigbe@gmail.com or you can whats App his mobile number on +2348142454860 He can also cure these diseases like HIV and AIDS HERPES,DIABETICS,CANCER, HEPATITIS A&B,CHRONIC DISEASES, ASTHMA, HEART DISEASES, EPILEPSY .ETC .please email drrealakhigbe@gmail.com...or whats APP him ..+2348142454860 he is a real good and honest man.
    website... https:drrealakhigbe.weebly.com

    ReplyDelete
  43. I am very much happy to share to every viewers that is reading this,I want to inform the whole public of how I got help for my herpes, I wanted this since 6 months ago, I have also taken treatment from some doctor,few weeks back I came on the net to see if I will be able to get any information as to cure my herpes, on my search I saw various testimony of people who was helped by a great man called Dr Akhigbe and without any hesitation, I contacted him, I wrote to him and and he guided me, I asked him for solutions and he started the remedies for me and indeed 3 weeks after I started using the medicine, I was completely happy as it worked for me.I went to the hospital for check up and indeed I was declared negative from my disease, and I also waited again for two weeks and went back to another hospital for check up to be fully sure and to my great surprise I was still declared negative, and I decided to share this great opportunity to those people out there fighting this sickness, You can contact him now for your medicine to cure your diseases, contact his Email; drrealakhigbe@gmail.com or Whatsapp +2348142454860. website. hpps:drrealakhigbe.weebly.com

    Dr Akhigbe also cure diseases like..
    HIV
    Herpes
    Cancer
    Chronic Disease
    Asthma
    Als
    Heart Disease
    Diabetes
    Kidney Disease
    Lupus
    Epilepsy
    Stroke
    Eczema
    Eating Disorder
    Back Pain. etc
    contact him for your solution

    ReplyDelete

  44. So is possible that HIV Disease can be cured because I have been scammed so many times not until I came across this great man Dr Akhigbe who helped me at first I never believe all this comment and post about him and I was very sick because I have been infected with HIV/AIDS for the past two year,just last 2 months I keep reading the testimony about this man named Dr Akhigbe they said that the man is so powerful he have cured different type of diseases, I keep monitoring his post of some people about this man and I found out that he was real so I decided to give him a trial I contacted him for help and he said he was going to help me get my cure that all I needed to do was to send him money to prepare the medication after which it will be sent to me via DHL courier delivery services which I did to my greatest surprise the medication was sent to me he gave me instructions to follow on how to drink it that after three weeks I should go for check up,after taking the medicine and follow his instruction after three weeks I went back to the hospital for another test, at first I was shocked when the doctor told me that I was negative I ask the doctor to check again and the result was still the same negative that was how I free from HIV VIRUS at of the shock I decided to come and share my own testimony with you for those who think there is no cure for HIV VIRUS the cure as finally come' out stop doubting and contact Dr Akhigbe via email drrealakhigbe@gmail.com he will help you out you can also whatsApp him via +2348142454860 he is also perfect in curing DIABETICS,HERPES,HIV/AIDS, ;ALS, CANCER ,HEPATITIS A AND B,ASTHMA, HEART DISEASE, CHRONIC DISEASE.,KIDNEY DISEASE, LUPUS, EPILEPSY,STROKE, ECZEMA, EATING DISORDER etc believe me that deadly disease is not longer a deadly sentence because dr akhigbe has the cure.the godfather of herbal root.
    email: drrealakhigbe@gmail.com whatsapp number: +2348142454860
    website: https://drrealakhigbe.weebly.com

    ReplyDelete