A School in South Uist: Reminiscences of a Hebridean Schoolmaster, 1890-1913

A School in South Uist: Reminiscences of a Hebridean Schoolmaster, 1890-1913 F.G. Rea
  • Title: A School in South Uist: Reminiscences of a Hebridean Schoolmaster, 1890-1913
  • Author: F.G. Rea
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  • Page: 234
  • Format: Hardcover
  • A School in South Uist: Reminiscences of a Hebridean Schoolmaster, 1890-1913 F.G. Rea A School in South Uist Reminiscences of a Hebridean Schoolmaster These are the memories of Frederick Rea an English teacher who became headmaster of Garrynamonie School in South Uist in the s At that time the Hebrides were as remote and forbidding to mainland
    These are the memories of Frederick Rea, an English teacher who became headmaster of Garrynamonie School in South Uist in the 1890s At that time, the Hebrides were as remote and forbidding to mainlanders as the Antarctic is to us today, and South Uist was one of the poorer districts Roads were often no than rough tracks across the mountain moorland or over the stormThese are the memories of Frederick Rea, an English teacher who became headmaster of Garrynamonie School in South Uist in the 1890s At that time, the Hebrides were as remote and forbidding to mainlanders as the Antarctic is to us today, and South Uist was one of the poorer districts Roads were often no than rough tracks across the mountain moorland or over the storm swept machair His Gaelic speaking pupils were often frozen and starving, and fever epidemics were frequent Rea s memoirs show how he strove to meet these difficulties His pupils remember him as a sincere, conscientious man and an excellent teacher This book also reveals his keen powers of observation, and his interest in the unfamiliar scenes and events he witnessed and recorded His lack of city comforts was that compensated for by the wonders of the natural world and the uncommon kindness and generosity of the islanders Dr Rea treasured his memories of South Uist for the rest of his life, and his love and respect for the islands is wonderfully conveyed in this vivid testament.
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    1. As I was saying earlier, I ve been hooked to this book set in one of the Hebridean islands An English schoolteacher in the late 1800s, for want of earning, applies to teach in a school in South Uist As luck would have it, he gets picked as head teacher It is his first trip to Scotland, and certainly his first to one of the isles Now, just like this man, I too was new to Scotland last year I visited my first Isle this year Though there s been about 120 years between us, the emotions that the isl [...]

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