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Twelve light years

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Two lighthouses - Stroma in the Pentland Firth and Buchan Ness off the Aberdeenshire coast - were Orkney-born Margaret Aitken's life and home between 1954 and 1966, while her husband, Jimmy, was a lighthouse keeper. This is the story of the peculiar problems of everyday life which these strange homes threw up: shopping, cooking and keeping stores, having visitors and occup ...more
Paperback, 156 pages
Published 2002 by Birlinn
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