Mrs Bayview loves gardening. Her garden is like a maze. Sometimes, she even gets lost in it.
|The Lady Artist
The Lady Artist is quite eccentric. She has a sculpture garden, where the grass is often very long. Read about Katie Morag's run-in with the Lady Artist in Katie Morag Delivers the Mail.
Neilly Beag likes the quiet life, and gets quite cross when the Ferryman and his wife stay up late. He grows herbs in his window box, which he chops into his soups and stews. Friday is baking day on the Isle of Struay. Neilly Beag and the Ferryman's wife are the best bakers on the island, so Katie Morag makes sure she pays them a visit every Friday. Try some of their recipes in Katie Morag's Rainy Day Book.
Grannie Island lives on the other side of the bay. Her house is the last house at the end of the road. She drives a grey tractor, and loves making soup, which she calls BROTH. Every year, on Show Day, Grannie Island has won the silver trophy with her prize sheep, Alecina. Read all about the day of the show in Katie Morag and the Two Grandmothers.
of Struay Shop and Post Office
The McColl family live in the village, the busiest part of the island. Mr and Mrs McColl run the island post office and shop. Mr McColl is the shop keeper, and Mrs McColl is the postmistress. Katie Morag sometimes helps her parents out, find out what happened when she took over from her mother for the day in Katie Morag Delivers the Mail.
Katie Morag lives with Mr and Mrs McColl, her little brother Liam, baby sister Flora Ann and her two cats, Mr Mistake and Fabbydoo. Katie Morag often gets fed up with Liam pestering her, and like all brothers and sisters, they squabble, although she is very fond of him really. Read about the birth of Katie Morag's little sister, Flora Ann in Katie Morag and the Tiresome Ted.
Katie Morag adores her cats. Mr Mistake and Fabbydoo spend most of their time sleeping and stretching on Katie Morag's bed during the day, but at night they prowl the island. Fabbydoo is a fat, ginger cat. Mr Mistake is small, white and blind in one eye. They are the best of friends, and Fabbydoo looks out for Mr Mistake. Read about their antics in Castle McColl.
Katie Morag shares her birthday with both Grannie Island and Granma Mainland. Find out what happened when there was a huge storm and the boat from the mainland could not reach Struay in The Day of the Birthdays.
Matthew McColl is Katie Morag's uncle. He lives on the other side of
the island. He is a hermit, and lives in a hut. Once a month Mr McColl
goes to visit his brother to check that he is all right. Read all about
Katie Morag's trip to see her uncle in The Second Katie Morag Storybook.
Katie Morag has relatives all over the world. The Big Boy cousins live on the mainland, but come to Struay for their holidays. Read all about Katie Morag's adventures with her cousins in Katie Morag and the Big Boy Cousins.
Granma Mainland lives far away from Struay, over the sea, in a flat in the city. She is very different to Katie Morag's other grandmother. Find out more about Granma Mainland in Katie Morag and the Two Grandmothers and Katie Morag and the Wedding.