Helen Strong
Helen Strong

Hi, I’m Helen and I run an eco-friendly Bed & Breakfast on the Isle of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides. I blog about eco-living and other sustainability topics here.

Mouse over (or click on) the images below to find out what drives me to do the things I do.

Hi, I’m Helen and I run an eco-friendly Bed & Breakfast on the Isle of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides. I blog about eco-living and other sustainability topics here. Mouse over (or click on) the images below to find out what drives me to do the things I do.

B&B Owner

B&B owner

B&B owner

I enjoy meeting people from all walks of life. Running a B&B on our Hebridean island helps me do that.​
Read about our B&B...
Respect for the Environment

Eco-activist

Eco-activist

I'm actively working to minimise my impact on the planet by living a vegan lifestyle, producing my own energy and food and blogging about it.
Read my blog...
Gardener and Cook

Cook

Cook

I enjoy being able to create tasty dishes with fresh, home-grown fruit and vegetables.​​
Handyperson

Handyperson

Handyperson

I like experimenting with home improvement ideas, and with painting, decorating and upcycling used furniture.
Read about my projects...
Lover of nature

Nature-lover

Nature-lover

I love the sea and being surrounded by nature. This is one reason I chose to live on a remote island.
Compassion for animals

Animal-lover

Animal-lover

I love animals and I value the love and trust they show me. I support animal charities and I foster dogs seeking new homes.
Travelling

Traveller

Traveller

I appreciate slow travel and the chance to experience people and places at a more relaxed pace. I like to travel by camper van or motorcycle.
Read about my travels...
Compassion for self

Self-care

Self-care

I take good care of my body, mind and soul. I appreciate the importance of applying my own oxygen mask before helping others.
Writing

Writer

Writer

I write every day, mainly for myself but sometimes for others. Putting my thoughts down on paper helps me make more sense of the world.
Read my blog...
Studying

Learner

Learner

My philosophy is to never stop learning. I read widely, question everything and regularly take formal courses of study.
This is what I've studied...
Teaching, training, coaching

Teacher

Teacher

I've been a teacher, trainer and coach for most of my adult life. I get pleasure from learning things and then helping others learn them too.
This is my professional career...
Connecting online

Communicator

Communicator

Life is enriched by connecting with people. Living in a remote location doesn't stop me communicating with people from all over the world.
B&B Owner

B&B owner

I enjoy meeting people from all walks of life. Running a B&B on our Hebridean island helps me do that.​
Read about our B&B...
Respect for the Environment

Respect for the environment

I'm striving to minimise my impact on the planet by living a vegan lifestyle and producing my own energy and food.​
Gardener and Cook

Gardener and cook

I enjoy gardening and being able to create tasty dishes with fresh, home-grown fruit and vegetables.​​
Handyperson

Handyperson

I like experimenting with home improvement ideas, and with painting, decorating and upcycling used furniture.
Read about my projects...
Lover of nature

Lover of nature

I love the sea and being surrounded by nature. This is one reason I chose to live on a remote island.
Compassion for animals

Compassion for animals

I love animals and I value the love and trust they show me. I support animal charities and I foster dogs seeking new homes.
Travelling

Travelling

I appreciate slow travel and the chance to experience people and places at a more relaxed pace. I like to travel by camper van or motorcycle.
Read about my travels...
Compassion for self

Compassion for self

I take good care of my body, mind and soul. My daily practice includes long walks in nature, reading and meditation.
Writing

Writing

I write every day, mainly for myself but sometimes for others. Putting my thoughts down on paper helps me make more sense of the world.
Read my blog...
Studying

Studying

My philosophy is to never stop learning. I read widely, question everything and regularly take formal courses of study.
This is what I've studied...
Teaching, training, coaching

Teaching, training, coaching

I've been a teacher, trainer & coach for most of my adult life. I enjoy learning things and helping others learn them too.
My career...
Connecting online

Connecting online

I do most of my work online. Technology enables such valuable connections, no matter where in the world we are located.
B&B Owner

B&B owner

I enjoy meeting people from all walks of life. Running a B&B on our Hebridean island helps me do that.​
Read about our B&B...
Respect for the Environment

Respect for the environment

I'm striving to minimise my impact on the planet by living a vegan lifestyle and producing my own energy and food.​
Gardener and Cook

Gardener and cook

I enjoy gardening and being able to create tasty dishes with fresh, home-grown fruit and vegetables.​​
Handyperson

Handyperson

I like experimenting with home improvement ideas, and with painting, decorating and upcycling used furniture.
Read about my projects...
Lover of nature

Lover of nature

I love the sea and being surrounded by nature. This is one reason I chose to live on a remote island.
Compassion for animals

Compassion for animals

I love animals and I value the love and trust they show me. I support animal charities and I foster dogs seeking new homes.
Travelling

Travelling

I appreciate slow travel and the chance to experience people and places at a more relaxed pace. I like to travel by camper van or motorcycle.
Read about my travels...
Compassion for self

Compassion for self

I take good care of my body, mind and soul. My daily practice includes long walks in nature, reading and meditation.
Writing

Writing

I write every day, mainly for myself but sometimes for others. Putting my thoughts down on paper helps me make more sense of the world.
Read my blog...
Studying

Studying

My philosophy is to never stop learning. I read widely, question everything and regularly take formal courses of study.
This is what I've studied...
Teaching, training, coaching

Teaching, training, coaching

I've been a teacher, trainer and coach for most of my adult life. I get pleasure from learning things and then helping others learn them too.
This is my professional career...
Connecting online

Connecting online

I do most of my work online. Technology enables such valuable connections, no matter where in the world we are located.