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Friday photo: A walk on the beach

Garry beach sitting in the next bay north of the Traigh Mhor at Tolsta, Lewis is a great a great beach for exploring. The sea stacks and collapsed rocks are great for clambering around and the sea cave is fun … Continue reading

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Friday photo: Time for exercise

Another couple of images from the WJ Gibson collection, this time showing a gym class in the Nicolson in 1911. As well as a cameo of Gibson himself, I like the detail in the bacg ground.  Fencing masks appear to … 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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