History and Culture on the Isle of Eigg

back of cross at Kildonan

Carved cross at Kildonan. Where Saint Donan and his monks were murdered possibly by a clan of giant women!

shiela ne gig

Shiela Ne gig on the wall of Kildonan Church. No one quite knows the meaning of these figures. Possibly they were used to worship a female cult.

kildonan church

Ruins of Kildonan Church

At the bothy

Homes of Desire. Deciding whether to move into the Cleadale Croft museum

a bed under the eaves

Who’s been sleeping in my bed? Unfortunately no one for about 60 years.

bothy kitchen

Where’s my porridge?