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True life stories mark charity’s next chapter
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True life stories mark charity’s next chapter

Having lunch with Jacques Cousteau, entertaining the troops in Berlin in 1945 and having the ‘very young’ Bee Gees band as a warm-up act, fixing the Queen’s toilet, giving birth under hypnosis and being part of a WW2 bomber crew are among memories and stories featured in a new book by charity Cowal Elderly Befrienders.

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Book review: Donald S. Murray, In a Veil of Mist

As a follow up to his much-acclaimed novel As the Women Lay Dreaming, set around the 1919 Iolaire disaster, Donald S. Murray has chosen more real events off the Isle of Lewis as the backdrop to his new work.

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Movie will reel in Oban visitors

Both Oban and Kerrera are featured heavily in the plot with the Regent Hotel and the town’s celebrated whisky also getting in on the act.

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Bard and bakes

The free Luing event called A Poem and A Piece defied a drenching to entertain a crowd who, as well as receiving a goody bag celebrating Book Week,   also got to hear the premiere of Mr Bissell’s newest poem, dedicated to the birdman of Toberonochy.