Monthly Archives: December 2014

Tin Mail (St.Kilda)

By the late 1890s a unique system of mail dispatch had developed on the remote Scottish islands of St Kilda: letters were enclosed in a waterproof receptacle attached to a homemade buoy or buoyant object and launched into the sea … Continue reading

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To St.Kilda/Hirta

St.Kilda is an isolated archipelago 64 kilometers west-northwest of North Uist in the North Atlantic Ocean. It contains the westernmost islands of the Outer Hebrides of Scotland.   Poor St.Kilda, Marilyn Monroe of the islands; in contrast to many I … Continue reading

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Harvest Moon Beach

Harvest Moon Beach (September 2014) I didn’t see the Harvest Moon last night; the sky was clouded, closed. But on today’s afternoon my feet touch virgin sand. My beach has changed. According to the dictate of the moon the sea … Continue reading

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