“Outside of the mountains, it barely ever snows on Skye,” they told us. And on the evidence of recent weeks at least, they told us wrong. Mostly for the better as it happens.

Gale-force winds and a near-blizzard might have assailed Fiscavaig last night and into the early morning hours, but it made for a magical scene today. As the accompanying photos hopefully indicate, The Passing Place seems to suit a winter’s wonderland and the view looking out from Fiscavaig Beach takes some beating too.

If you’re taken in, stay tuned. Coming soon we’ll be unveiling right here plans for Winter Writing Retreats and also Relaxation and Well-Being Sessions at The Passing Place.