Tag Archives: Vatersay

Friday photo: Fishing at Castlebay

We return to the ever lovely Barra for two photos this week. The first shows the view down the main street in Castlebay looking out to the castle and Vatersay in the distance.  I love the line of fishing boats … Continue reading

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Friday image; Barra and the Bishop’s Isles

We recently came across a beautiful 17th century map of the Uists, Barra and Bishop’s Isles entitled Vistus Insula vulgo Viist in Stornoway Library’s map collection. The map is made up of two pages and the  section shown above shows … Continue reading

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Friday photo: A good geansaidh!

As promised here is your second photo for the week, and it comes with the oath that I shan’t forget my Friday Photo ever again!  It is horrible weather in Stornoway today, pouring with rain and chilly to boot.  What … Continue reading

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