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Published by Futura in London .
Written in English


  • Harris (Lewis with Harris, Scotland) -- Social life and customs.

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Edition Notes

Originally published: London : Macdonald, 1982.

StatementFinlay J. Macdonald.
LC ClassificationsDA880.H3/
The Physical Object
Pagination176 p. ;
Number of Pages176
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20574796M
ISBN 100708823092

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out of 5 stars Crowdie and Cream. Reviewed in the United States on September 5, Verified Purchase. This lovely book was the basis of a BBC Scotland 3-part mini-series that I finally got a chance to see. A must for my library. Used, and in in very good 5/5(2). This book deserves a five-star rating for its visual story of life in the eyes of a boy during the depression on Harris Isle. I could almost hear the Gaelic accent purr along throughout the book. This character-driven narrative had me spell-bound from the very beginning to the author's metaphoric definition of "Crowdie and Cream."5/5(3). Crowdie is generally understood to refer to a type of soft, fresh Scottish curd cheese made from skimmed cows' milk, although the name is sometimes used to refer to a type of brose (an uncooked porridge) made from ground oats and cold water.. The cheese was traditionally made for domestic use by crofters and smallholders in the Scottish Highlands and Islands, using milk from the family cow. Crowdie and Cream. Author:Macdonald, Finlay J. Book Binding:Hardback. All of our paper waste is recycled within the UK and turned into corrugated cardboard. Publisher:TBS The Book Service Ltd. World of Books USA was founded in

Crowdie and Cream and Other Stories By (author) Finlay J. Macdonald. CROWDIE AND CREAM: Peopled with characters like Great Aunt Rachel, ‘built like a Churchill tank and with a personality to match’, these are the stories of a childhood, of the hard years of the Depression, and then the departure of the island’s young men to fight in the Second World War. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus. My crowdie was creamy enough without adding the cream. Although the traditional finish to crowdie, I’ve made it optional. Flavour up your crowdie! Mix in chopped herbs, garlic or black pepper. I kept my crowdie unflavoured, but served it with fresh cracked black pepper and smoked salt, which was delicious. The series is available for a limited time on BBC iplayer/10(21).

Buy Crowdie and Cream First Edition by Macdonald, Finlay J. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(10). Crowdie and Cream. Three-part drama based on Finlay J MacDonald's account of life in s Scottish Hebrides. On iPlayer. Not available. On TV. No upcoming broadcasts. All previous episodes. Finlay John Macdonald (Scottish Gaelic: Fionnlagh Iain MacDhòmhnaill; 4 July – 14 October ) was a Scottish journalist and radio and television producer and writer.. Born and raised on Harris in the Outer Hebrides, and a native Gaelic language speaker, was an important figure in Gaelic radio and television broadcasting, founding the Gaelic Drama Association.   Crowdie and Cream is still in print. Under its Gaelic title - 'Gruth is Uachdar – it was serialised in a BBC Scotland drama production in The author has a remarkable eye for detail and a real gift for storytelling and the book is a joy to read. He was also a .