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Cromarty Image Library

Jemimaville from the Bird Hide
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Jemimaville from the Bird Hide

Picture added on 07 November 2006
Comments:
Brilliant Photos Jane more please!
Added by Mary Mackay now Tomlinson-Harrison on 07 January 2007
At long last I have visited Jemimaville after 24 years. I was particularly pleased to visit my childhood home [now totally transformed], grateful thanks to Erica for allowing me to see it. We had a very pleasant lunch on a bench opposite the Royal Hotel in Cromarty courtesy of Cromarty Bakery and liquid refreshment courtesy of Royal Hotel in the very lovely sunshine. We had a wander round the harbour and Shore St visiting the shops on the way. I didn't think Cromarty had changed all that much [thankfully]. We visited Image Library and spoke to Garve who was very welcoming. I hope it wont be over 20 years before my next visit Lang May your Lums Reek Cromarty.
Added by Mary Mackay now Tomlinson Harrison on 01 May 2011
I hope you're able to go back to Jemimaville often, Mary.
I'm glad your trip went so well
Added by Anon on 15 May 2011
Yes it was very nice to be back. It's a wee bit strange, though, Jemimaville looked very small a bit like Lilliput but largely little had changed, only the people. I knew very few inhabitants. But I do hope to return asap.
Added by Mary Mackay now Tomlinson Harrison on 16 May 2011
Never known "The Village" bathed in such brilliant sunshine. Every time I go home to Cromarty it's always raining. Even filling up at Hughie's garage it's raining. Seriously though this is a beautiful photograph, and captures perfectly the image of my homeland the lovely Black Isle
Added by Anon on 17 May 2011
Well thankfully on my visit home there wasnt a drop of rain brilliant sunshine all 3 1/2 days and warm 20-21 deg. Visited a friend at Whitebog Farm[sadly not in] and the road up to the farm was so dry my car was covered in dust,washed it at Hugh Scotts Jet Wash for £1 cant get a deal like that in England Lovely Black Isle Indeed.
Added by Mary Mackay now Tomlinson Harrison on 20 May 2011
Very happy memories of the village as we called it.
I have often seen it as in the photograph.
Added by J Leslie Macdonald on 05 July 2016
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