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'A Croft in the Hills' (5)
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AB_LL_KATHARINE_STEWART_05
ÀITE
Obar Itheachan
SGÌRE
Inbhir Nis
SIORRACHD/PARRAIST
INBHIR NIS: Inbhir Nis 's Am Bànath
DEIT
2008
LINN
2000an
CRUTHADAIR
Katharine Stewart
NEACH-FIOSRACHAIDH
Am Baile
AITHNEACHADH MAOINE
1396
KEYWORDS
fèin-eachdraidhean
croitearachd
croitearan
croitear
croitean
claistinneach
cruthan-tìre litreachais

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Tha a' chuibhreann chlaistinneach seo on leabhar fèin-eachdraidheil aig Katharine Stiùbhairt, 'A Croft in the Hills', a chaidh fhoillseachadh an toiseach an 1971. Tha e air a leughadh an seo leis an ùghdar.

'It was early autumn by the time we were really settled in and then one evening I went out after dark to get some washing water from the butt by the back door. I stood, kettle in hand, staring at the sky beyond Ben Wyvis. Great pale beams were moving, like searchlights, across the whole northern section of the heavens. I called to my husband and he stood with me, gazing at these incredibly beautiful northern lights. Then we fetched our little daughter, wrapped her in a big coat, held her in our arms, while we all three watched the spectacle. We two felt rather small and very humble but young Helen gurgled with delight. At once we joined in her response: this was her inheritance, she had recognised it at once.'

Rugadh Katharine Stiùbhart ann an 1914 agus thàinig i gu bhith am measg nan sgrìobhadairean a bu trainge air a' Ghàidhealtachd. Aig àm an Dàrna Cogaidh bha i ag obair aig Oifis na Maraireachd ann an Lunnainn agus às dèidh sin thàinig i a dh'fhuireach ann an Obar Itheachain (Abriachan), faisg air Inbhir Nis, far an robh i na croitear, ruith i am post-oifis agus sgrìobh i aithriseachdan airson a' BhBC. Bha i an luib na cùis nuair a chaidh taigh-tasgaidh beag a chur air bhonn ann an Obar Itheachain agus ann an 2005 choisinn i Duais Roinn na Gàidhealtachd de Chomann Bratach na Croise (Saltire Society) airson an ultaich a rinn i do chùis tuigisinn Cultar na Gàidhealtachd.

Chaidh a' chiad leabhar aig Katharine, 'A Croft in the Hills', fhoillseachadh ann an 1960 agus a-rithist ann an 1971. An rud a chaidh fhaicinn an toiseach na sgeulachd fhoghainteach, chaidh e fhaicinn a-rithist na phrìomh-aithneachadh de dhòigh-beatha a bha a' crìonadh gu luath. Lean 'A Garden in the Hills' ann an 1995, agus 'A School in the Hills' ann an 1996 agus 'The Post in the Hills' an 1997. Ghluais i an uair sin gu leabhraichean nach robh cho fèin-eachdraidheil le 'Abriachan: the story of an upland community', airson Urras Choilltean Obar Itheachain (2000), agus 'The story of Loch Ness' (2005). Tha an leabhar bho dheireadh a sgrìobh i, 'Women of the Highlands' (2006), na thuras inntinneach tro bheathannan bhoireannaich ainmeil na Gàidhealtachd tro na linntean. Tha an leabhar air a choisrigeadh 'To women everywhere, those custodians of life'.

Chaidh an iris mu dheireadh aice, 'Cattle on a Thousand Hills' fhoillseachadh ann an 2010. Chaochail i air an 27 Màrt 2013, aig aois 98.

Airson stiùireadh mu bhith a’ cleachdadh ìomhaighean agus susbaint eile, faicibh duilleag ‘Na Cumhaichean air Fad.’
’S e companaidh cuibhrichte fo bharantas clàraichte ann an Alba Àir. SC407011 agus carthannas clàraichte Albannach Àir. SC042593 a th’ ann an High Life na Gàidhealtachd.
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'A Croft in the Hills' (5)

INBHIR NIS: Inbhir Nis 's Am Bànath

2000an

fèin-eachdraidhean; croitearachd; croitearan; croitear; croitean; claistinneach; cruthan-tìre litreachais

Am Baile

Literary Landscapes: Katharine Stewart

Tha a' chuibhreann chlaistinneach seo on leabhar fèin-eachdraidheil aig Katharine Stiùbhairt, 'A Croft in the Hills', a chaidh fhoillseachadh an toiseach an 1971. Tha e air a leughadh an seo leis an ùghdar.<br /> <br /> 'It was early autumn by the time we were really settled in and then one evening I went out after dark to get some washing water from the butt by the back door. I stood, kettle in hand, staring at the sky beyond Ben Wyvis. Great pale beams were moving, like searchlights, across the whole northern section of the heavens. I called to my husband and he stood with me, gazing at these incredibly beautiful northern lights. Then we fetched our little daughter, wrapped her in a big coat, held her in our arms, while we all three watched the spectacle. We two felt rather small and very humble but young Helen gurgled with delight. At once we joined in her response: this was her inheritance, she had recognised it at once.'<br /> <br /> Rugadh Katharine Stiùbhart ann an 1914 agus thàinig i gu bhith am measg nan sgrìobhadairean a bu trainge air a' Ghàidhealtachd. Aig àm an Dàrna Cogaidh bha i ag obair aig Oifis na Maraireachd ann an Lunnainn agus às dèidh sin thàinig i a dh'fhuireach ann an Obar Itheachain (Abriachan), faisg air Inbhir Nis, far an robh i na croitear, ruith i am post-oifis agus sgrìobh i aithriseachdan airson a' BhBC. Bha i an luib na cùis nuair a chaidh taigh-tasgaidh beag a chur air bhonn ann an Obar Itheachain agus ann an 2005 choisinn i Duais Roinn na Gàidhealtachd de Chomann Bratach na Croise (Saltire Society) airson an ultaich a rinn i do chùis tuigisinn Cultar na Gàidhealtachd.<br /> <br /> Chaidh a' chiad leabhar aig Katharine, 'A Croft in the Hills', fhoillseachadh ann an 1960 agus a-rithist ann an 1971. An rud a chaidh fhaicinn an toiseach na sgeulachd fhoghainteach, chaidh e fhaicinn a-rithist na phrìomh-aithneachadh de dhòigh-beatha a bha a' crìonadh gu luath. Lean 'A Garden in the Hills' ann an 1995, agus 'A School in the Hills' ann an 1996 agus 'The Post in the Hills' an 1997. Ghluais i an uair sin gu leabhraichean nach robh cho fèin-eachdraidheil le 'Abriachan: the story of an upland community', airson Urras Choilltean Obar Itheachain (2000), agus 'The story of Loch Ness' (2005). Tha an leabhar bho dheireadh a sgrìobh i, 'Women of the Highlands' (2006), na thuras inntinneach tro bheathannan bhoireannaich ainmeil na Gàidhealtachd tro na linntean. Tha an leabhar air a choisrigeadh 'To women everywhere, those custodians of life'.<br /> <br /> Chaidh an iris mu dheireadh aice, 'Cattle on a Thousand Hills' fhoillseachadh ann an 2010. Chaochail i air an 27 Màrt 2013, aig aois 98.