Daily Archives: December 4, 2020

Mamma is just now busy in the kitchen baking oatcakes, so that we may keep within the Controller’s demand that no person shall eat more than a loaf and a half per week. We have been taking note this week and find that we are well within the limit. Some white fish are being landed these days, so the “kitchen” problem has not been so acute as it sometimes is… Stornoway, 26th April. 1917

Mr Gibson has unfortunate news for Jean this week – their cat, Lil’l Lissy, has sadly died. He also reports on the funerals of two local folk, and gives Jean the latest news on the school teacher situation. The next … Continue reading

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