With households already in self-isolation throughout the Western Isles, some islanders have been taking time to reflect on what the word ‘isolation’ can mean here.

Views and photographs have been shared by some, with a few examples here:

Top: Leigh Minion of Traigh Mhor trekking in North Tolsta enjoys isolation on horseback at Traigh Mhor

Above: Robert Dixon Carter enjoys isolation with a glass of red in Scalpay

Above: Chris Murray found a couple in isolation on a Harris beach

Above: Carol Ferguson says there’s isolation every day if you know where to look for it!