✓ An Eye on the Hebrides: An Illustrated Journey || ↠ PDF Read by ☆ Mairi Hedderwick


  • Title: An Eye on the Hebrides: An Illustrated Journey
  • Author: Mairi Hedderwick
  • ISBN: 9781841587943
  • Page: 229
  • Format: Paperback

  • In An Eye on the Hebrides, Mairi Hedderwick embarks on a six month long journey to 40 islands from Arran to Lewis, recounting her pilgrimage around the archipelago of the Western Isles with which she has had a lifelong love affair Filled with wit and wisdom that is matched by her spell binding illustrations, Mairi Hedderwick portrays the islands in all their diversity, wiIn An Eye on the Hebrides, Mairi Hedderwick embarks on a six month long journey to 40 islands from Arran to Lewis, recounting her pilgrimage around the archipelago of the Western Isles with which she has had a lifelong love affair Filled with wit and wisdom that is matched by her spell binding illustrations, Mairi Hedderwick portrays the islands in all their diversity, with swift and perceptive cameos of everyday life drawn with humor and affection alongside gorgeous landscapes which capture the truly magical beauty of the Hebrides.
    Mairi Hedderwick
    Although she was born in Gourock, and attended the Edinburgh College of Art, the highlands and islands of Scotland have always been Mairi Hedderwick s true home In 1962 she settled on Coll, where she raised her family and taught art at primary school Her first home on Coll had no electricity or running water, and the nearest neighbor lived two miles away.Mairi Hedderwick is the author and illustrator of the much loved Katie Morag series of children s books the first of which was published in 1984.Hedderwick has also written and illustrated several travel books, including Highland Journey and An Eye on the Hebrides.


    Commentaires:

    Jennifer
    Mairi Hedderwick's beautiful illustrations to her closely observed children's Katie Morag books drew me to this non-fiction library sell-off, an account of travelling Scottish Islands in a campervan.It sounds like quite a lonely and uncomfortable six months, and an odd mixture for her of travelling as comprehensively as possible when she is so familiar with Coll where she lived for many years. Cold, wet, midgy and especially windy. Not feeling entirely welcome, not with motorised transport for w [...]

    Julie
    wonderful journal/sketch/painting book of a 60 day journey round all the hebridean islands. loved it.

    Amy
    I really loved the illustrations - they added so much to this book.

    Derek Wright
    Beautifully illustrated.

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