Tag: books

Council ‘stops’ skipped Gaelic books going back to schools

Argyll and Bute Council has apologised for dumping Gaelic school books in a skip by its old education offices in Oban, but parents who rescued 1,800 say they cannot redistribute these books back to schools because the council banned headteachers from talking to them

Hill farmer’s true love

Ian Weir has published memories of his rural upbringing in two books and  his stories have been aired and much-loved on Oban FM, winning listeners’ hearts

Rare books start Ardchattan Centre’s next chapter

The books are one of two unique and generous legacies gifted to the project to be sold at Ardchattan Centre’s open day this Sunday August 8, 11am to 4pm, also giving the public a chance to see work so far on transforming the old school building on the shore of Loch Etive into a thriving community hub.

Corran Ferry journey inspires tartan noir novel

The Marsh House by Alan Gillespie is set in the fictional village of Cullrothes, in the Scottish Highlands, where Innes hides a terrible secret from his girlfriend Alice, a gorgeous, cheating, lying schoolteacher.