Daily Archives: June 10, 2011

Friday photo; it’ll do the peats

Today’s Friday Photo is of some very strong Niseach women carrying home creels of peat.  As you can see, the piles of peat are more than a foot higher than the head of each woman, which meant that not only … Continue reading

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The Purest Pleasure?

Scottish Borders Archives housed in the Heritage Hub in Hawick have a great blog.  Rachel, the archivist there, posted this yesterday.  I particularly like the bit about access in the past having been restricted to papers relating to the Mafia … Continue reading

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