Close encounter with a Highland Cow… but I had expected something more majestic, proud and sturdy. Seen too many postcards in tourist shops, I suppose. Anyway, it was colossal enough to block our way when we returned home from Iona yesterday. It took a while before it decided to step aside to browse the grass in the verge.
We were leading a New Year’s Retreat at Traigh Bhan, Iona. During a ramble to the South of the island, Hugo met those extremely shy sheep, which seem to be convinced that every human they meet intends to kill them!