A Something For the Weekend Podcast 19th February 2021

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Spring is in the air and The Oban Times crew are definitely feeling it in this week’s podcast. While Kathie, Ellis and Fiona celebrate nature all the extra chirping and frenzied bird feeding going on in our gardens – Steevie is not so chirpy and is after those pesky squirrels who have been stealing and stashing away his conker collection from which he had hope to sprout some trees.
Thanks to Edinburgh based Castle Chorus we bring you a sublime recording of their Lullaby of Unknowing, a piece of music created for Argyll’s amazing coast and waters – and an official Hope spot – for caring and protecting all the species who make that underwater world their home.
Keeping to the nautical theme, Kathie has a chat with Jack MacGregor who has come to the rescue of stranded North Kerrera residents by putting on a ferry service funded by emergency resilience cash to connect them to the mainland during lockdown and we’ve also been catching up with mum of two Nikki Wasik who set up Oban Buggy Club, all Covid restriction approved, to throw out a lifeline to new parents and other caregivers for tots longing for a bit of normality at such a testing time.


You can get in touch with us by emailing somethingfortheweekend@obantimes.co.uk Now available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify and Google Podcasts as well as Youtube, on our Website www.obantimes.co.uk/podcasts and other podcast providers.

You can get in touch with us by emailing somethingfortheweekend@obantimes.co.uk Now available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify and Google Podcasts as well as Youtube, on our Website www.obantimes.co.uk/podcasts and other podcast providers