… sunlight coruscating across the bay, torn clouds chasing their own shadows over the deep, blue water.
A shieling, once used by coastal crofters as a home during the summer, when they would move their beasts inland for better grazing.
Long stretches of empty road linked bleak and exposed settlements huddled around churches of various denominations. The Church of Scotland. The United Free Church of Scotland. The Free Church of Scotland. The Free Church of Scotland (Continuing)—the Wee Frees, as the free churches were universally known. Each one was a division of the one before. Each one a testimony to the inability of man to agree with man. Each one a rallying point for hatred and distrust of the other.