Fàilte! (Welcome!)

Fàilte! (Welcome!)
This blog is the result of my ongoing research into the people, places and events that have shaped the Western Isles of Scotland and, in particular, the 'Siamese-twins' of Harris and Lewis.
My interest stems from the fact that my Grandfather was a Stornowegian and, until about four years ago, that was the sum total of my knowledge, both of him and of the land of his birth.
I cannot guarantee the accuracy of everything that I have written (not least because parts are, perhaps, pioneering) but I have done my best to check for any errors.
My family mainly lived along the shore of the Sound of Harris, from An-t-Ob and Srannda to Roghadal, but one family 'moved' to Direcleit in the Baighs...

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Saturday, 17 July 2010

Post Bus, South Uist

A stop at a Post Office in South Uist on my journey from Barra to the Butt by Bus. Driver Joe took me from Eriskay to Howmore collecting mail from every roadside post box enroute. It was a fascinating, if somewhat convoluted, excursion and Joe appeared quite glad of the company and I could not have hoped to have had a better guide introducing me to these Southern Isles. Thanks, Joe!

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