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Stories for July 22nd 2018

  • Sunday, July 22nd 2018 - 09:31 UTC

    Scot dentist travels 13.000 miles to attend Tristan da Cunha residents

    Ms. Granger spends some 5 weeks in the island and takes her 8 year-old daughter Elika, who has been travelling with her to Tristan since she was 18 months (Pic by Chris Watt Photography)

    Once a year, dentist Penny Granger from Penicuik in Midlothian, sets off on an epic 13,000 mile round trip to a remote island in the South Atlantic. The journey involves a flight to Cape Town and then nine days on a boat in the stormy south Atlantic seas, all so she can tend the teeth of the residents of far flung Tristan da Cunha.