21.8.18

A Dog on Eigg

When I think back to my highlights from the Isle of Eigg, not only do I think of the amazing food in the restaurant (black pudding and sausage bap for breakfast is missed everyday!) and the views, especially the view from the tent, this little dog features high.

I first met her at the harbour area and after noticing she was friendly I gave her a fuss. I soon felt like she had become our best friend as she walked with us to the end of the harbour, and one day walked back to our tent with us. Which was slightly awkward as I did wonder if I had accidentally stolen a dog.

She eventually made her way back to the harbour and I saw her there later that evening, where I also met her owner and did mention her coming over to our tent (paranoid that someone might have seen her walking with us and thinking I was stealing her).
Thankfully he was fine, and later on I spent a little more time with her outside.

I have to say, I felt really sad leaving her on the island, and did feel a little jealous coming back and seeing that I wasn't the only person who fell for her and who she entices with her charms.

If I ever visit return to the island, I hope to see her again.





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