Peat Fire Memories: Life in Lewis in the Early Twentieth Century

Kenneth MacDonald was a man deeply rooted in the life of his native village of Sandwick, Isle of Lewis Teacher, socialist, and councillor, he became known to a wider public as a Gaelic newsreader with the BBC This collection gives a glimpse of what life was like in Lewis as he grew up.
Peat Fire Memories Life in Lewis in the Early Twentieth Century Kenneth MacDonald was a man deeply rooted in the life of his native village of Sandwick Isle of Lewis Teacher socialist and councillor he became known to a wider public as a Gaelic newsreader with

  • Title: Peat Fire Memories: Life in Lewis in the Early Twentieth Century
  • Author: Kenneth MacDonald
  • ISBN: 9781862322226
  • Page: 137
  • Format: Paperback
  • 1 thought on “Peat Fire Memories: Life in Lewis in the Early Twentieth Century”

    1. Interesting account of life on the Isle of Lewis, in the Hebrides, in the very beginning of the 20th century. The book is very well-organized, with chapters devoted to the structure of a traditional thatched black house, road and transport, food, courtship, and fun and games, to name a few. Naturally, there are also chapters devoted to those two quintessential Scottish items: oatmeal and whisky.

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