Closing September/October

PLEASE NOTE: I am away from home from 24th September to early November 2019 – any orders placed via the web shop will not be dispatched until I return home.

I’m heading away to catch up with all the family, visit Yarndale with my daughters on the last weekend of September – super excited about this as we have been planning it for a year!

Ian and I will also be having a wee two week break in Mallorca for birding and sunshine during October.

Our annual visit to friends in Lincolnshire during school half-term.


  • Binoculars
  • Sketchbooks
  • Pens
  • Pencils
  • Paints
  • Glue
  • Scissors

Ready to go then….. 🙂

I’ll no doubt be updating my Instagram feed during the time i’m away.

Make sure to come and visit me at Carinish Hall on the 9th November 2019, noon until 4pm. This is a fundraiser for Cuimhne, tea, coffee and cakes will be available and there are some brilliant raffle prizes!


Studio CLOSED 27th June to 2nd July 2019

Apologies in advance for any inconvenience – the studio will be closed on the following dates:-

  • Thursday 27th June
  • Friday 28th June
  • Saturday 29th June
  • Closed Sunday and Monday as usual
  • Tuesday 2nd July 2019

I’m heading up to Lewis for a long weekend of arty fun, possibly a little wild camping and sea swimming, plus as we had such fun last year there may even be a day trip to Ullapool thrown in as well if Jane is up to it 🙂

Studio CLOSED 6th June 2019

As i’ll be having a table the Art and Craft Market at Carinish Village Hall, North Uist from 11am to 4.30pm I won’t be open at home that day.

Please feel free to drop by at Carinish and have a chat 🙂

Apologies for any inconvenience caused!

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Cards for the Art/Craft Market – mixed media and collage

Art on the Map 2019

Hebridean Imaging will be officially open from 11am on the 4th June for the Uist Arts Association Art on the Map event.

My opening days and times will be Tuesday to Saturday, 11am to 5pm, throughout June, July and August.

Please note: There will be some exceptions to these days and times as specified on the home page of my website.

It will be lovely to see you so drop by for a chat!

To see who else is also on the art trail, a list of Art on the Map related events and to download the leaflet visit the Uist Arts Association website

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Look for my “OPEN” sign – if it’s out by the road the studio is open 🙂

Free Books!

Yes, really. No catch at all.

I’m setting up a bookshelf – all books are free, mostly pre-loved, already read books. Those of you that know me are already aware that i’m a lifelong bookworm 🙂

I heard about Bookcrossing in a book I read earlier this year and though it sounded like a great idea. Since then i’ve been labelling all the books that I pass along to people and thought that I would set up an Official Bookcrossing Zone while i’m open during the summer.

So, if you are on holiday in the Outer Hebrides and the weather is getting you down and you need some fresh reading material drop by and have a look to see if anything suits you.

Oh, and I also sell handmade bookmarks 😉

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Read and Release at

Waiting for Puffins….

People are always asking me for Puffin photos – my collection was meagre so I decided late last year that in 2018 I would make a concerted effort to get some good photos of them. So, after visiting one of the off-shore, uninhabited islands recently I was  able to get some great Puffin shots. I’ve just sent my favourite image of the bunch off to the printers to be made into a square greeting card, hopefully they should arrive here very soon! Puffins are so cute! I took hundreds of shots.

Once I receive the order the cards will be on sale here online and at a variety of retail outlets for £2.50 which includes an envelope.

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Making bookmarks…

Had a lovely time in my studio this afternoon making up some mixed media bookmarks – I’ve been having trouble keeping up with demand for these, with this little lot that will mean i’ve made 90 so far this year – and every single one different. They are now all packaged up and will be on the shelf at the Uist Craft Producers shop at Kildonan, South Uist tomorrow. £3 each which includes and envelope 🙂

Confession time: Sometimes I like one so much I keep it for myself, I have a wee collection dotted around the house.

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