I ought to mention the most stunning aspect - the Tolkien-like mystical view of the Hebridean Islands - Rum, Eig and Muck, and the Outer Islands - Lewis and Harris. Just magic if one can get a clear day (September most likely).
"Got tight last night on absinthe and did knife tricks. Great success shooting the knife into the piano. The woodworms are so bad and eat hell out of all furniture that you can always claim the woodworms did it."