Work Parties

From the misty isles – Work Party 3 update

Poor Donald and Work Party 3 on St Kilda are still having bad weather, here's Donald's latest blog, and the last from the island: Weather continues misty, light rain and with the hill tops in mist – this has gone on for 2 weeks now. The joke is playing a bit thin!...

Where has summer gone? More from Work Party 3

Yesterday began damp and misty (as usual!). However during the morning it gradually dried up, though the cloud level remained below the top of Dun. This enabled work on painting the gun to resume (again, a holding measure to last it through the winter). Christine and...

Slates and more rain from Work Party 3

The 23rd ended with the Work Party members helping Julie to celebrate her birthday, and yesterday began with the arrival of another cruise ship. The weather unfortunately has continued to be miserable, so the 60+ poor souls who ventured ashore were on the whole not...

All work and no play! from St Kilda Work Party 3

Yesterday was another day of work, with some tasks beginning to be completed, other tasks were started. Some small wall tumbles were repaired, and work on painting the  doors of the church and schoolroom continued.  Each task takes several days – removing fixtures,...

St Kilda Sunshine – the latest from Work Party 3

Today's update from Donald and Work Party 3 on St Kilda: At last, the weather has begun to improve!  Yesterday was low cloud and rain. One of our party, Austin, a keen photographer was up at the radar at 4.15am to watch the sun rise – he saw no sun! So, yesterday we...

Live from St Kilda!

Live from St Kilda, Work Party 3's first blog from their work party leader, Donald: We were supposed to depart from Leverburgh on Wednesday 17th, but sadly, the weather was awful, and Angus of Kilda Cruises (http://www.kildacruises.co.uk), decided to wait till...

St Kilda Work Party 3 waiting at Harris…

Our very own Donald Paterson, is leading St Kilda Work Party 3 (SK WP 3 2015) and should have been heading out to St Kilda today - we hope to be able to bring you regular updates throughout the time the Work Party are on St Kilda - here's the first update from SK WP 3...