Did you know that the study of lighthouses is called Pharology? I'm a lighthouse nerd, so here is another flashback, this time to Carraig Fhada Lighthouse, Port Ellen, Islay. It was built in 1832 by Walter Frederick Campbell in memory of Lady Ellenor Campbell. The plaque above the door reads:
"Ye who mid storms and tempests stray in
dangers midnight hour.
Behold where shines this friendly ray and
hail its guardian tower.
Tis but faint emblem of her light my fond
and faithful guide.
Whose sweet example meekin bright led
through this worlds eventful tide my happy course aright.
And still my guiding star she lives in realms
of bliss above.
Still to my heart blest influence gives and
prompts to deeds of love.
Tis she that bids me on the steep kindle this
To light the wanderer o`er the deep who safe
shall bless her name.
So may sweet virtue lead your way that
when life`s voyage is o`er.
Secure like her with her you may attain the