Want to read more?
We value our content, so access to our full site is only available on subscription.
Your subscription entitles you to 7-day-a-week access to our website, plus a full digital copy of that week’s paper to read on your pc/mac or mobile device.
And there’s more – your subscription includes access to digital archive copies from 2006 onwards
We have been overwhelmed this week by the musical talent across Argyll – from world-winning drummers, to the singers at last week’s Mòd in Glasgow and the original performers on the MOJO stage in Ardfern.
It is encouraging to see such home-grown talent. Congratulations to each and every one of you and thank you for letting us in on your victories.
Good luck, Aileen
A wee word of encouragement to Aileen McGowan who will bravely shave her head in aid of Chest Heart and Stroke Scotland tomorrow (Saturday October 26).
If her husband Chris makes a mess of it, as they both joked, just remember winter is well on the way and a woolly hat won’t look too out of place.
Brilliant book festival
The seventh annual Tarbert Book Festival takes place this weekend, giving enthusiastic readers a fantastic opportunity to meet with an array of authors and to enjoy the experience of a festival on their doorstep.
This year’s varied line-up is proving to be as popular as ever and we hope the organisers enjoy a well-deserved Kintyre gin at the end of it all.