News & Updates

Wistful June

I’ve been a little sad, because the wonderful Windswept Wilderness itinerary which takes place around beautiful Assynt where I’m currently living, was scheduled for last week. Because Scotland is still officially in lockdown and no tourist accommodation or food outlets are allowed to open, this was, of course, not possible. The weather, however, knows nothing … Read more

May 2020

May in the Highlands: Calm waters of the brightest cobalt, ginger reflections of reeds and grasses in the dark tanin corners of silent upland lochans. Huge swathes of primroses are joined by violets under the birches; bright celandines line the damp edges of pathways, marching down to rocky bays, crashing surf, wheeling gulls.This month is … Read more

News & Musings, April 2020

Hello and welcome to the new feature on the website, a place where I can share news, plans and ideas and keep you up to date with everything related to Vistas Sketching Holidays. I am aware that we are all enduring a very difficult and strange time at the moment and that we’re suffering varying … Read more