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Blackhouse ... Peter May

The first of the Hebridean trilogy. My first read of a Peter May novel. I purchased it to coincide with a holiday on the Isle of Lewis, where the story is set. 133 more words


The end of roads ...

Garry Bridge on the Isle of Lewis was completed in 1921.  It is 15 feet wide with a three feet pavement on each side.  It has a span of 100 feet and a height of fifty with nine arches, the main one having four smaller arches each side.   71 more words


A Pile of Peat, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides

While sorting through some more photos, I found this one and thought you might like to see what peat looks like, after yesterday post, about the Blackhouse.   141 more words


Dark & Smoky, No 42 Arnol Blackhouse, Isle of Lewis, Scotland

Can you smell the smoking peat….. because that was all you could smell when I visited No 42 Arnol Blackhouse on the Isle of Harris, The Outer Hebrides in 2014.   398 more words


A Holiday Home with a Difference, Isle of Harris

On the Isle of Lewis there is a wonderful place you can stay ‘ Gearrannan Blackhouse Village’ at Carloway.  The village was abandon in the early 70’s when the last villagers left to live in nearby council houses.   145 more words