Tag Archives: Kintyre

Bonnie Ann

My cousin Bobby is a very fine man – much wisdom, much humor, much integrity. He has been around all my life and so when he announced that he was to be wed, there was no alternative but to step … Continue reading

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A’Chleit

So, A’Chleit is Gaelic and is pronounced in English as Klaytch. At A’Chleit there is a wonderful old Highland Church. It is right on the shore and it’s design is unique to the West Highlands. http://www.clachanandcleitandgigha.co.uk/achleit/ A visit to the church … Continue reading

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The Streets of Rome are Filled with Rubble

This is Bob Dylan’s description of the glorious relics of ancient Rome. What would he have said had he visited Kintyre? He might yet – Gigha has a flourishing music festival. Kintyre is loaded with rubble. http://www.stonesofwonder.com/balloch.htm http://www.themodernantiquarian.com/site/157/beacharr.html I always … Continue reading

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I Remember, I Remember the House where I was Born

So I get to Kintyre where the wedding is to be held. I get up early and go for a ramble around the haunts of my childhood. I climb Dun Skeig. The old fort is vitrified, which means that the … Continue reading

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