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From: "egailb" <>
Subject: Re: [SCT-ISLAY] Re Authors Knight & Lomas
Date: Sun, 22 Aug 2004 12:21:24 -0400
References: <004901c487c0$1c02c270$13696ad8@kewley> <000401c487c5$61473460$1902a8c0@GAIL> <000601c487d9$687ea600$da2e38d2@pavilion> <3.0.6.32.20040821200246.007b2100@mail.pacificcoast.net>


If it is not too late, call any library and ask who the author of Aotmeal
Ark is. :Libraries can find this out for you easily.

Gail
----- Original Message -----
From: "Barb Smith" <>
To: <>
Sent: Saturday, August 21, 2004 11:02 PM
Subject: Re: [SCT-ISLAY] Re Authors Knight & Lomas


> It's not cold where she is going. Barbara
>
> At 09:42 PM 8/21/2004 -0400, you wrote:
> >Celia,
> >
> >Bring warm clothes, it is cold here.
> >Heather, Ontario
> >----- Original Message -----
> >From: "celiageary" <>
> >To: <>
> >Sent: Saturday, August 21, 2004 7:48 PM
> >Subject: Re: [SCT-ISLAY] Re Authors Knight & Lomas
> >
> >
> >> I am interested in my genealogy but I also like reading historical
books
> >and
> >> finding out through them what life was like in the days when my
ancestors
> >> actually walked those rutted roads in Islay. I read the Histoy books
but I
> >> also read many historical novels, preferably those with a Scottish
> >> backround. I read a really good one some time ago, which unfortunately
I
> >> can't remember the full name of but it had "Oatmeal" in the title.
> >Although
> >> it was written as a novel, you had to think outside the square as it
was
> >> told by a grandson, about his grandfather's story of his emigration
from
> >> Islay to Prince Edward Is. in the early 1800's and then his life there,
> >and
> >> his eventual migration across Canada to an island near Vancouver. We
need
> >to
> >> know what was happening in our ancestors lives so that we can
understand
> >why
> >> they did emigrate, and how they coped in an unknown environment. That
> >should
> >> put some flesh on the bones of the genealogy.
> >> I am going off line until October as I am going to Canada to see my
son.
> >> Happy hunting everyone. Celia.
> >>
> >>
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