I’ll Keep you Safe

How lovely to read a book set in the Outer Hebrides and find mention of places with which you are familiar. . . .Stornaway, The Digby Chicks, the library, the Lion Hotel and many of the place names on the island of Harris, it was like a revisit of our recent holiday there. The book…

My April reads

I have been busily reading this month so here are the books I have read. Coffin Road was another Hebridean thriller by Peter May.  I will need to look out for more of his books.  I picked this one up at the secondhand book sale.  Very atmospheric writing. Promise by Sarah Armstrong, for some reason…

So many happy memories

A while back I posted about a book I had borrowed from the library.  The book was Hebrides by Peter May you can find the post here.This is a photograph from the book.  The reason I show the photograph is that it rekindled so many happy childhood memories. My dad was born at Boultach on…

One thing led to another

We have been thinking about overseas holiday plans for next year and part of that is time in the Hebrides and the Shetland Islands.  On a recent visit to the library I borrowed this book. It is a wonderful book for the traveller to the Hebrides as it gives such detail about what to expect…