Gosh, that was a quick summer?! It's dark well before 10pm now, Christmas day is only 17 weeks this thursday, the tourists appear to have all gone home, and the weather has turned decidely wintry.
So here's a few pictures of Outer Hebrides beaches from other residents and visitors, taken in this summer just gone.
Traigh Niseabost, Isle of Harris, by Donald M:
The shore at Tobha Mor, by Shuggy Spicer:
Bornish beach on the Uists, by Lochfada:
The airport beach on Barra, by Leanish:
Finally, a South Uist beach by Kevin Lelland: