It takes an island… #Arran #Scotland #friendship

Such a wonderful gift from a beautiful community…

Barb Taub

Then catch the moments as they fly,
And use them as ye ought, man:
Believe me, happiness is shy,
And comes not aye when sought, man.
—A Bottle and a Friend, Robert Burns

A thank you letter to Arran.

Some weeks ago, I turned to Arran, the small Scottish island I call home, for help. Two friends and I had hoped to get together on Arran last April. Because of the pandemic, we postponed it to this year. But between continuing covid restrictions that left me marooned in Italy, and life-threatening health issues that came up for each of my friends, we realized that wasn’t likely either. (You can read about their personal, sad, funny, and amazingly life-affirming cancer journeys on Mary Smith’s Cancer Diaries and Sue Vincent’s Daily Echo.)

The solution, for anyone who has ever lived on Arran, was obvious. I posted a message on the island’s…

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About Sue Vincent

Sue Vincent is a Yorkshire-born writer and one of the Directors of The Silent Eye, a modern Mystery School. She writes alone and with Stuart France, exploring ancient myths, the mysterious landscape of Albion and the inner journey of the soul. Find out more at France and Vincent. She is owned by a small dog who also blogs. Follow her at scvincent.com and on Twitter @SCVincent. Find her books on Goodreads and follow her on Amazon worldwide to find out about new releases and offers. Email: findme@scvincent.com.
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13 Responses to It takes an island… #Arran #Scotland #friendship

  1. suespitulnik says:

    How wonderfully beautiful. Thanks for sharing the slide show. I felt as if I were right there with you.

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  2. Darlene says:

    This is just so very special. People amaze me every day.

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  3. Absolutely lovely on so many levels!

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  4. Oh my goodness. I had no idea how this came together and all the lovely details involved. What a wonderful treat on all levels, Sue. A beautiful and heartwarming expression of love.

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  5. memadtwo says:

    What a beautiful magical place and friendship. (K)

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