Kathie goes for a walk in the magical Ballachuan Woods on Seil with the nature reserve’s new voluntary warden Ann McKillop and we also have music from the amazing Gunna Sound who hit the headlines last week after Bob MacIntyre chose their signature tune to play as he made his grand entrance at the National Course in Augusta
The arrangement comes as part of a leisure theme review that formed the council’s budget planning process for 2021-22.
A wee blether with volunteer Oban lifeboat member Leonie Mead as the crew gets all ship-shape ready for a surge of visitors heading to our coast as lockdown restrictions ease. Inveraray and District Pipe Band Pipe Major Stuart Liddell gets us in the mood for a very special event
As an extraordinary piper, teacher and composer, Duncan not only taught many of the top pipers of today, but his work also continues to capture the attention of many other musicians across the traditional music scene.
Steevie takes the lead for this week’s edition in which we have Kathie and her interview with Sally Weir from Mull Safe and Sound about why it is so good to talk and Fiona has some music from Manran
The eight pipers who were invited to last year’s competition have been asked to submit short home recordings of a selection of tunes, mostly but not exclusively, Donald MacLeod compositions.
Prince Philip will be fondly remembered for many reasons, but the legacy of his Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Scheme, which continues to motivate and grow the confidence of millions of young people worldwide, is in itself an extraordinary and lasting tribute to him.
Tragic events in Myanmar brought a poem of my early school years to mind but while Rudyard Kipling’s Mandalay describes a soldier at peace, brave Burmese people face shameful brutality daily campaigning for the return of their democracy watched by an apparently helpless world.