Monthly Archives: May 2013

Friday photo: Eriskay in colour

I was going through some of the postcards held by Stornoway library and came across this duplicate set of images for Prince Charlie’s beach on Eriskay where he landed prior to the ’45 rebellion. The postcard in black and white is … Continue reading

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Friday photo: Comhairle & the Whale

School log books often throw up surprises and odd juxtopositions as this example from Bragar School for May 1975. There must have been great excitement in the school following a visit by the P4-7’s visit to the beach to see … Continue reading

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Friday photo: The Carry, Glen Valtos

This week we’re off to Uig for our Friday photo and The Carry, Glen Valtos.  The postcard labels it as being Stornoway, even though anyone local knows it isn’t! This bit of Lewis road always feels special to me as … Continue reading

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Friday photo: Ernest writes home

Regular readers of the blog and followers of the Friday photo will know how much we like what’s written on the back of postcards and this one is a belter!  It’s April 1944 and Ernest is recently stationed in Lewis … Continue reading

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