from BARDO

The stars are in our belly; the Milky Way our umbilicus.

Is it a consolation that the stuff of which we’re made

is star-stuff too?

– That wherever you go you can never fully disappear –

dispersal only: carbon, hydrogen, nitrogen, oxygen.

Tree, rain, coal, glow-worm, horse, gnat, rock.

Roselle Angwin

Sunday, 14 April 2013

north by northwest, 600 miles and a few ferries later

Loch Lomond, early morning 13th April

St Mary's Chapel, one of the oldest surviving ruins on Iona.
All the weathers in one day today.

And my favourite place ever:
Traigh ban nam Manach ('White Strand of the Monks'), on Iona


  1. It looks idyllic. On the edge after your long journey. I hope it's a good place for you.

  2. Marg, thank you. Yes - indeed idyllic - utterly wonderful! Love, R


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