BBC HomeExplore the BBC
This page has been archived and is no longer updated. Find out more about page archiving.

16 October 2014
Scotland on Film

BBC Homepage
Scotland
»Scottish History
Scotland on Film

film/radio clips

broadband player
by theme
by location
a to z

Forum

Newsletter

Tour

Site guide

Live Chats

Web Guide

Nation on Film

BBC History

 

Contact Us

Forum - rural - Click here to return to the Forum menu page.
peat cutting
There are 2 messages in this section.

Beryl from Orkney. Posted 24 Oct 2003.
Than goodness for oil, many boreing days spent in the peat hill in the 50s and 60s
the bargain with our folks was that we always got home in time for the Lone Ranger and Juke Box Jury.
   
A Campbell from Aberdeenshire. Posted 15 Nov 2004.
We cut lots of peat in the Western isles. When I left 10 years ago it was still being cut by most homes. When I visited last summer no one in our village cut peats any more
Hard work but the smoke smells grand!




About the BBC | Help | Terms of Use | Privacy & Cookies Policy
 

rural