“I don’t know if I will be able to make it,” says Mike Carney, looking out across a wild stretch of water to the place where he was born 92 years ago. “I would like to put my feet down there one more time, but I wonder, is it possible?”
Read more "1. Dreams of Home"
This was a great act of heroism, inspired by raging grief and a sense of helplessness. If the youngest and strongest could be cut down like this, what future could the island have?
Read more "3. The Worst Of Days"
It is time for Dr Mike to put a lifejacket over his tweed jacket and cap, and try to get back to the island one last time. Even if it means risking his life.
Read more "4. The Last Islandman"
We shake hands, to say goodbye. I notice he is trembling. Is it the cold? The exhaustion? He says simply, as a matter of fact, “I will never see you again.”
Read more "5. Saying Goodbye"