After a fab weekend in the Outer Hebrides, it was back to all day reception for my last full week at the hostel. With the clocks going back, darkness began to descend on the bay from 4.30pm, leaving little time for any adventures until my next three days off. I’ve put together the highlights of […]Read More
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3 whole days off. I switched from cleaning bathrooms and dorm rooms this week, to daytime reception to cover staff holidays. This increased hours during the day meant my work days were condensed into four and I was given a long weekend. Given the decent looking weather forecast, I immediately set about planning a trip […]Read More
After spending an evening trying to craft little stories and descriptions to each of the places I visited last week, I sighed when I read back the words, full of nature cliches and obvious comments about the continuous rain. It was frankly, a bit crap. Truth is, I’ve worked all 7 days this week to […]Read More
The weeks are flying by up here on the Isle of Skye already, days mixed with cleaning, hiking and my love of taking hundreds of pictures. Whilst the hostel is quiet during the weekdays, the past weekend was fully booked with groups of friends and families who made the space their own and somewhat forgot […]Read More
I’ve been here at my workaway on Skye, for just over a week and I have to say, I’ve felt at home straight away, no thanks to the super welcoming team I’m working with. The team is made up of three full-time staff (from Skye, Italy and New Zealand), a part-time Scottish lady and another workaway, from […]Read More
“The Isle of Skye, in October….Seriously’?! A friend of mine was bemused as to why I was going to work in Scotland in the darker, colder months of the year. But Skye has always had a place in my heart since I was a kid. Memories of summer holidays driving up from the Midlands. En […]Read More