Professor Chris Whatley at Winter Words Festival
The tiny diamond-shaped island of Pabay lies in Skye’s Inner Sound, just two and a half miles from the bustling village of Broadford. Len and Margaret Whatley moved to Pabay from the Midlands, leaving a land-locked life in Birmingham for the emptiness of an uninhabited island. Christopher Whatley, their nephew, was a regular visitor to Pabay whilst they lived there.
Well-known Scottish historian and Professor of Scottish History at the University of Dundee, Chris will mix stories from his past with archival research to explore the history of this tiny island jewel, and the people for whom it has been home, to create a vivid picture of the trials, tribulations and joys of island life.