Heaven on Earth

February 2024 Five years after moving into our Hebridean home we’ve now reached the next stage in our goal towards leading a self-sufficient life. We’ve purchased a few acres of agricultural land, known in rural Scotland as a croft. The Outer Hebrides truly are a magical place to be and we would love to offer

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From Lederhosen to kilt

October 2023 Earlier this month, a German TV team came out to Great Bernera to film our life on the island. They were curious to find out why we chose to move from a large town in Bavaria to a small island in the Outer Hebrides. They were also interested in what steps we’re taking

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Rudi, Helen & Dogs

Our story

In 2019, after becoming disillusioned with our corporate lifestyles, we sold our house in Germany and moved to the Outer Hebrides. This post contains a short bio of ourselves, and the reasons we relocated to a remote island in search of a new life. Rudi’s story I was working for a large car manufacturer in

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