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On Friday evening there was a meeting of allotment holders to get a lecture from the Agriculture College instructor, on the growing of potatoes. There was a good turnout and quite an interesting discussion. I have put down my name for a plot. I want the boys to grow some to give to some widows who can’t grow any for themselves… Stornoway, 3rd February. 1918

In this week’s letter, Mr Gibson reports on various meetings held throughout the week, including an interesting reference to an allotment holder’s meeting. It has been a big herring week in Stornoway too, the scale of which Mr Gibson also … Continue reading

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