Post by BrritSki Post by Paul Herber
Hi all, I remember ages ago we had an Umrat living on our south island (George?). Does
anyone else here have any experience of life there?
I think Andy Roberts lives there, but not sure he lives here anymore....
Indeed Andy does, he’s on facebook. I have friends there. Costs a fortune
to get off/on the island. The current downturn has affected the high
street. Our family lived there for a number of decades: Impossible to get
about in the summer by car. Far less crime.
A lot of serious medical problems, you have to go to Southampton (my friend
had to for daily radiotherapy cancer treatment midwinter as an example: she
wasn’t a chemo person).
She and husband moved from mainland to be with family, they wouldn’t come
back despite the difficulties.
On the other hand, family found they missed a lot of the exhibitions,
festivals, and once their personal connection with living there ended, they