Daily Archives: May 14, 2021

Lord Sunlight soap has been driving all over the island and has been all over the Castle with Mr. Orrock and so on. So now we shall see. It would be funny. I was telling Papa that no more boys would be going to the university – but all would go to boil soap!… Stornoway, 21st October. 1917

In her letter to Jean this week, Mrs Gibson discusses beekeeping on a Sunday, and the hot topic of Lord Leverhulme’s visit to the island continues. Mrs Gibson refers to Lord Leverhulme as “Lord Sunlight soap” which is a reference … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Lord Sunlight soap has been driving all over the island and has been all over the Castle with Mr. Orrock and so on. So now we shall see. It would be funny. I was telling Papa that no more boys would be going to the university – but all would go to boil soap!… Stornoway, 21st October. 1917