It is when you see the photographs and the personal messages that the horror and death that occurred in the early hours of that Autumn day really hit home.
“This house is about the things we have in common, the events we have lived through together. “
Dr Potter’s fascinating illustrated talk told of the artefacts found by John Rae as he encountered the native peoples of the region.
“Level with the Old Red Sandstone rocks, with the remains of the Coccosteus lying exposed on their surface, “
“Oh, good gigantic smile o’ the brown old earth, /This autumn morning!”
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Oh, isle of my childhood, I’m dreaming of thee,
As the steamer leaves Oban and passes Tiree,
Soon I’ll capture the magic that lingers for me,
When I’m back once more upon the Dark Island.
Inside, visitors today gasp in awe and what was constructed out of whatever could be utilised.
Byl pozdní večer – první máj –
večerní máj – byl lásky čas.
Late evening, on the first of May -The twilit May – the time of love.
“But a more interesting question now arose as to the opposite side of the harbour – Will the trap be found traversing the granite?”