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Orinsay – a survival story against all the odds

Orinsay – a survival story against all the odds

Most crofting villages have back-stories of struggle against adversity and triumphs over powerful forces. They recall hard times and the tenacity required to keep people in places that would otherwise be deserted. Retired teacher Iain Nicolson chairs the village association and runs the school bus. With equal regularity, the prospect looms of a...

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