If you walk along the beach at the front of Loch Melfort Hotel, cross the rocks to the right and head to the natural pier that is where you will get your best view unless you have a drone, are passing on a paddleboard, kayak or similar and can get closer-up to the skerries where bathtub man sits enjoying a soak.
Skiffies rowed from Port Appin to Kilchoan on Ardnamurchan over the weekend covering over 40 miles to complete the last of the Argyll leg of the RowAround Scotland bid which is due to finish in September linking up 70 coastal rowing clubs.
Former Kilmallie and Fort William shinty player Hugh MacMaster presented Shinty Memories Scotland with a cheque for £7,500 as part of the proceeds raised at a special charity day organised at Craigie Hill Golf Club in August.
The fun evening to bring people together came from a discussion between Matthew Prosser, who organises a regular Monday evening ‘kickabout’ and Highlife Highland staff at the Leven Centre.
Full details will be released in November, but racers are assured of a big day out to kick start the season.
Certain forms of commitment device are actions that will pay off again and again.
Every September fledgling Manx shearwaters fly from their burrows on Rum to begin an epic migration to South America, but, lured by lights, many are crash landing into Mull where they can’t take off again – without your help!
Just as in real life the further back you stand from the subject the more breathtaking the view can become and Jonathan’s work is just the same.
A free outdoor screening of a documentary celebrating the awesome and destructive power of water will be shown at McCaig’s Tower in Oban as part of a nationwide festival of Scottish film
By all accounts, it was as hard as it sounds.
UHI Principal and Vice-chancellor Professor Tod Walker has apologised for apparently labelling some of the tuition provided through UHI as ‘vanity courses’. Many question the apparently disparaging criticism of some courses by the new Principal, and are asking whether Prof Walker’s views were known when he was appointed. Was he perhaps hired to oversee a fundamental overhaul of UHI courses?
Literary giants’ contribution to the birthplace of Scottish tourism to be celebrated with a landmark scenic tower and lookouts at Loch Katrine
Pictures of Taliban troops sporting abandoned American uniforms and American weapons must be among the most embarrassing images the US has ever had to endure. The thousands of people who are still in hiding, and in fear for their own and their families’ is reminiscent of the plight of the thousands of Highlanders evicted without compassion in the 19th century, many of whose ancestors across the world will be tuning in to the live streaming of the Royal National Mod next month.