Along the Pentland Road, 25 May 2017

Saturday, 27 March 2010

Storyteller

Wreathed in the smoke of a peatfire, 80-year old Calum Ferguson tells a story from his book Children from the Blackhouse, in the Blackhouse at Arnol on 27 March 2010.

Unfortunately, I have had to remove the video at the request of Calum himself.

6 comments:

  1. I enjoyed listening to this man read. I always enjoy the accent and the sound of the voice of story tellers even though I can't catch all the words. Gosh that smoke of the peat fire almost got in my eyes!

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  2. A delightful man Guido. And a good story teller too.
    I would love to be sat there listening to him along with the others. It is wonderful to listen to the old ways of life from the actual author.
    Jeanie

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  3. Now, if I understand correctly, this was quite an honor and a treat: the author read his story in the place which the story was set. I love it!

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  4. I could almost smell the peat Gudeo...Loved his voice the lilt was such a delight to listen to..
    Sybil xx

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  5. That was wonderful! Thank you for sharing this with us.

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  6. a lovely reading. thanks for sharing it. :-)

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