Tag Archives: Harris

Different public, same grief


The sight of a single coffin being carried across the sands of Barra led by a lone piper and 21 male mourners is the penultimate part of a very tragic journey for 14 years old Eilidh MacLeod. Her funeral yesterday … Continue reading

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The importance of roots


It is hard to understand what the impact of private jets and almost unlimited wealth would have on ordinary lives. Last night the BBC provided us with a bit of a snap shot into the visit to the Isle of … Continue reading

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Those that go down to the sea …


The search for a yachtsmen off the Sussex coast last night, sparked by an empty yacht which drifted into Brighton Marina has resumed again this morning. It is an activity which is affecting the family of the yachtsman and his or … Continue reading

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Rural Health Services


Having spent a wonderful week on the Isle of Harris, and with visits to Lewis I was struck by the stories from residents of how their NHS care is delivered. If the same sense of priority and focus was available … Continue reading

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