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So she went for a visit to the Islands, bought a ticket and rattled through great scenery. A friend picked her up at the station. The sky was blue the journey pleasant and by the time they reached Broadford the … Continue reading

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Interview with Gloria MacKillop in Berneray

Gloria MacKillop arrived 46 years ago to Berneray, the ‘island of bachelors’, to be a relief district nurse. ┬áHer plan to stay for three months and then go back to Australia fell apart when she met ‘Splash’, her husband to … Continue reading

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My song of the month: Now the Swallows are away

The equinoctial wild winds are reminding us that summer is over here on the islands. My Elder bush looses its leaves, the garden looks tired and migration has started very early this year….. This makes me want to share a … Continue reading

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