• Posts Tagged ‘garynahine’

    The Long Road to Stornoway (1893)

    by  • 12 June 2009 • History, Life in Uig • 1 Comment

    To mark the expectation that our new Enaclete bypass will opening soon (surely), here’s a further extract from the unpublished memoirs of Rev Col AJ Mackenzie, who was born at Kinresort in 1887, son of the gamekeeper Roderick Mackenzie.  The family moved in to the gamekeeper’s house at Uig Lodge in 1891, and a few [...]

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    The Silver Lady of Garynahine

    by  • 13 January 2009 • Tales & Traditions • 3 Comments

    From the Stornoway Gazette, 2 August 1960 and subsequent editions. White Lady Startles Drivers:  a Garynahine Ghost Story The “Garynahine Ghost,” which promised to be Lewis’s best authenticated spectre to date, has turned out to be a false alarm.  Several motorists had reported startling encounters near Garynahine Bridge with a tall woman, dressed in white [...]

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