Among the survivors was Mrs Bentley Murray, The Shieling
, Stirling, who was on her way to Vancouver to meet her married daughter when the tragedy happened.
Social entrepreneur Sam Harrison, who launched the Shieling
Project in Struy, near Beauly, in 2013, welcomed the new programme.
- which will be officially opened on the slopes of Beinn Ghlas, near Taynuilt in Argyll, later this month - was commissioned by Sam MacDonald, whose wife Evelyn died of cancer last year.
Its title is both generic and particular: "sheiling" (sometimes spelled "shieling
" or "shealing") is a Scots word for "A hut of rough construction" on summer grazing, and was sometimes used of the grazing itself (OED, "shieling
," definition 2).
Project invites tenders for design and build companies to complete our vision for a shieling
inspired educational campsite.
This has allowed a Romano-British settlement on The Dod, at Doddington, and a medieval shieling
in Kielder to leave the register.
At the shieling
itself, the men would set to work repairing breaks in the stone bothies and the corrals where the sheep and some of the cows were folded for the night, for milking.
We stayed overnight in The Shieling
, a private suite just 50 yards from the main house (25 doubles).
"From the Lone Shieling
: Alistair MacLeod." Raritan: A Quarterly Review 21(4): 149-61.
WATCH climbers make their way up Ben Nevis from the comfort of your own shieling
- fixed tent - next to the sea at this picturesque campsite.
For a laugh on the path and a voice by the gate and a step on the shieling
This week the man who once owned the Old Shieling
Hotel in Dublin and his team were celebrating after Murphy was freed.