Reginald Aubrey Fessenden

‘The Father of Radio Broadcasting.’ “By his genius distant lands converse and men sail unafraid upon the deep” ‘…My parents despaired of me. They saw my future as a church minister or a teacher, but when I closed my eyes and dreamed, I saw an invention that could send voices around the world without using […] Read More

Carradale Harbour Grand Opening 1961

A short clip of the Grand Opening Ceremony at Carradale Harbour – 1961. Like Machrihanish, Carradale is another of Kintyre’s hidden gems with a beautiful sheltered harbour opening out into Kilbrannan Sound and a view towards Arran. For more information on the harbour please visit their website: http://www.carradaleharbour.co.uk/ For more info on Machrihanish, visit www,machrihanish.net Read More

Davaar Island

Davaar Island and ‘The Painting’…   The Famous Davaar Island Cave Painting of Jesus on the Cross. Painted in 1887 by local teacher Archibald MacKinnon. The work was carried out completely in secret by the teacher after he had a dream telling him where to paint it. It couldn’t have been easy for Archie as he […] Read More