|Clinging to the frayed edges of the ragged shores of the Isle of Harris, a singletrack path navigates its way above cliffs, around bays. Three friends made the trip to not only ride the Postman’s Path to Rhenigidale, but find out more about its history.|
Until a road to the village opened in 1990, the path was the only overland link between Rhenigidale and the outside world. Kenny Mackay – the last postman to walk the track shares his stories – tales of community, survival and love.
They leave with a deeper understanding that this trail goes beyond being a simple physical connection between two places. It symbolises the emotional and practical ties to the landscapes humans call home.
I spent four long summer days working tirelessly on the Isle of Harris with Sam Needham, Tom Hill, Lucy Allan and Scot Easter. We pieced together the jigsaw, behind the tale of 'The Postman' - Kenny Mackay. In this piece I share my stills from the production and discuss the project with its creators Tom and Sam.