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Two Adults, Two Children, One Scottish Isle…

Welcome to The Rum Diaries, a rambling tale of our families move from urban Cambridgeshire to rural Scotland to live on the Isle of Rum!

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Latest from the Blog

Hello Moray!

Well it’s been a month since we moved in… And what a month! We’ve explored the coastline, gone dolphin spotting, played at the park, swum in the lagoon, worked FAR too many hours…

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What’s next?

Tonight’s blog post is probably the hardest one I’ve written yet. We are now halfway through our last week living on Rum. A couple of major factors have led to this, the first…

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Happy March!!

Also, how on earth is it March already?!?!?! We spent the majority if February off island, hospital appointments in Inverness, seeing friends and family we haven’t for far too long there and down…

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Tired Ramblings…

Ever have a day when you feel alone even when you’re surrounded by people? It’s one of those points, when you really just want to see family, and those friends you choose as…

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End of year limbo

Anyone know what day it is? No? Me neither!!!! We’re having a lovely Christmas break, lots of games, walks and food ❤ One thing our island community does well is social evenings, Christmas…

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Christmas Chaos

Hiding Christmas presents in a three roomed house certainly takes a bit of creative thinking… Especially if you’re as unorganised as me and haven’t got around to wrapping yet!!! Can see an all…

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