Photographs of Dr. Calum Bartlett, Barra, The Outer Hebrides, 1976

We had a lot if fun with the boat that year. Aquaplaning and attempting to waterski. No mean feat in the icy-cold Hebridean sea.

Here we are on one of the gorgeous Vatersay beaches.

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Just outside the bay at Earsary, near Harbour Cottage.

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Me and my friend, Sheila. I think that’s my brother Calum Iain at the controls.

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The evening view from Harbour Cottage, one of the best in the world I reckon.

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We also had a little boat that we were allowed to row around the small bay. It was absolutely brilliant fun. Pulling in at the little islands, playing in the rock pools. Just rowing round and round.

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The inside of Harbour Cottage. This is how I will always remember it. A half-finished bottle of Irn Bru and my Dad’s practice chanter on the kitchen table.

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One of my all time favourite photos. My Mum, my brother Tom and myself. I love her blue jacket and yellow chords.


A trip to Sandray.

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