Pabay an Island Odyssey


Pabay an Island Odyssey

by Christopher Whatley.

Published by Birlinn, 2019 Hardback.

The tiny diamond-shaped island of Pabay lies in Skye’s Inner Sound, just two and a half miles from Broadford.

It’s rocks and fossil laden shales were a great attraction for the likes of Hugh Miller and Archibald Geekie

Len and Margaret Whatley lived on the island from 1950 – 1970. Christopher Whatley was a regular visitor and in this book, based on archival research, oral interviews, memory and personal experience, he explores the history of this tiny island jewel and it’s people to create a vivid picture of the trials, tribulations and joys of island life.

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