Daily Archives: July 9, 2021

Sunday evening now, and we are sitting around the kitchen fire, Mamma reading and Barrie behind me in the window chair. We had late dinner today (!), 7 o’clock, as a more suitable hour for the broth to be ready. The vegetables came in from the Manse garden and the mutton from Mr. Macrae… Stornoway, 11th November. 1917

This week, Mr Gibson updates Jean on their recent social events. He has also visited the Ex-Provost who is ill in hospital, and of course there is a mention of the Hebridean weather – Mr Gibson noting that they haven’t … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Sunday evening now, and we are sitting around the kitchen fire, Mamma reading and Barrie behind me in the window chair. We had late dinner today (!), 7 o’clock, as a more suitable hour for the broth to be ready. The vegetables came in from the Manse garden and the mutton from Mr. Macrae… Stornoway, 11th November. 1917