Homage to Eigg (week 2)

In total I spent approximately three and a half weeks on Croft 17. Each were amazing yet distinctly different. Week one was spent laughing and bonding with C and her cousins. Week two was spent alone on the Croft with my fellow volunteers L and R. Unlike week one, things didn’t immediately click for the…

Homage to Croft 17 (week 1)

Croft seventeen is a beautiful thing. Where pickax you can swing, dig a trench while whisling aaanndd that’s about as far as my poetry skills will go on this post. In all seriousness, words cannot express the joy and peace I found during my time on Eigg. From the moment I stepped onto the ferry…

La Familia, Tineo Patagonia

I was a nanny for majority of my time while on the farm. Even though I also coordinated the volunteers, they only needed a few minutes in the morning before I headed up to “the house”. “The house” is the personal home of M and F about 25 minutes, by foot, from the farm. Most…