It was lambing season when we were on Iona. We learned that most of the ewes had twins and that most of the lambs would be sold for meat within a very few months (if not weeks). This made us sad, but certainly we saw that the lambs on Iona lived life to the fullest however long that life might last. They played and snuggled and climbed and jumped and basked in the sun and drank their fill of their mothers' milk.
Here are a pair of twins with there mother just before sunset, when the busy world is hushed and the fever of the day is past. It was lovely to see them all together, if only for a while.