Archive for March 20th, 2018

The Front Page March 2018

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Easter came early this year, or so it seemed, with the island barely ready to shrug off its winter coat.  Welcomes were warm though, with a sudden surge of visitors and the opening of the Colonsay Hotel signalling a clear start to the season. There have been many preparations for new season across the island, as well as the continuous annual cycle on the island’s farms.

Many enjoy the rhythm and pace of life on Colonsay, and come here for all that ...

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The Front Page – January & February 2018

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The early days of the year see Colonsay quiet, with essential work on the farms, the comings and goings of the ferry, and the occasional hardy beach comber the only visible signs of life. There can be no relief from serving the needs of the island’s cattle and sheep, but for all else, superficially at least, this is a time when everything seems quiet. Those that can fly south do, if not for the winter, then at least for a ...

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