Tam o’ Shanter

With Burns night only a few days away I thought I would share my favourite Burns work; Tam O’ Shanter: When chapmen billies leave the street, And drouthy neibors, neibors meet, As market days are wearing late, An’ folk begin to tak the gate; While we sit bousing at the nappy, And getting fou and […] 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

H.M.S. Landrail – RNAS Machrihanish.

HMS Landrail RNAS Machrihanish… RAF Machrihanish, now a community owned and mothballed RAF base and Commercial Airfield servicing Campbeltown and surrounding areas, was once known as HMS Landrail, Royal Naval Air Station Machrihanish. Deck Landing School.Machrihanish was established as a naval air station in 1916, operating maritime patrol aircraft and airships until 1918. A new […] Read More