My love for Scotland being of the long-distance kind, there are several things I know of but don’t know much about. Like activities I often see alluded to, may even have some idea about the purposes of and so forth, but have never actually seen being done. One of these was peatcutting – until I was lead by Gordon Wells from FnaG to “Island Voices – Guthan nan Eilean” and this video:

The Island Voices have an admirable policy of providing the same video with both English and Gaelic commentary. Here’s the Gaelic version:




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