Tag Archives: Isle of Lewis

Remembrance Sunday across the Nation and beyond

The text from the Chichester Diocese item on Facebook are below and they also included the image next to the image from Chichester Police which was published on twitter at the same time. The image from Chichester has come from … Continue reading

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Aurora in the Isle of Lewis, thank you Eunice

Back in 2014 I had the privilege of visiting the Isles of Harris and Lewis because one of my family members was intending to visit the Harris Tweed location as part of their Degree that they were studying in the … Continue reading

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A fantastic programme last night on ITV

Last night most of my family and I were watching the TV and a programme that came on to ITV turned out to be fascinating and is clearly well worth watching. However for us it was even more amazing than … Continue reading

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HMY Iolaire and SS Mendi and nearly 900 tragic deaths

Earlier this year I had the privilege of travelling to Stornaway as part of our trip to the Isles of Harris and Lewis and was able to spend a few minutes at the Memorial set up a few months earlier … Continue reading

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2019 begins with our memories and a search for new approaches

As we countdown the last few hours and minutes of 2018 and prepare for the first few of 2019 I hope that everyone will have a good start to 2019 and that whatever has happened in the last twelve months, … Continue reading

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Two tragic sinkings

Exactly 98 years ago today a ship named the Iolaire ran onto rocks at a place called Holm at the edge of the natural harbour of Stornaway and within sight of the dockside. Holm point is shown a the bottom … Continue reading

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