Mary cutting peat on her ancestors’ traditional bank, Island of Lewis. #IWD

Out on the moor the tiny sphagnum mosses clone themselves. They have created a world favourable to their own survival on layer upon layer of their former selves. Outside the croft the peat stack remains the same despite the annual construction, deconstruction and reconstruction. People also endure. Mary cutting peat on her ancestors’ traditional bank, Island of Lewis. #IWDCFC4A9FE-7083-4E73-BB38-546574047C81

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