A blog that backs a bi-monthly magazine covering all the islands of Scotland
Sunday, 19 June 2011
Boreray For Tenacity
The isolated St Kilda group was thought to have only one island on which humans had ever settled, Hirta. Archaeologists have now suggested that Boreray (above), its near neighbour some four miles away, once had a colony of permanent residents. Life here must have been on the shores of survival and the edges of existence, as suggested by the image below. Read more of the old Boreray.