Thursday, 31 January 2013

Foula in the '70s

Programmes in the series Look, Stranger have recently been shown on BBC Alba, including one about life on Folula in the 1970s. Here is a video clip focusing on the mail service run by the Gear brothers. Nothing came easily to this off-shore island.

Scottish Islands Explorer - grateful for the acceleration of communication

1 comment:

Richard Evans said...

The men were made of stern stuff, in an open boat in most weathers.