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Jon Haylett
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Thank You!
It seems appropriate to start the last post of the Kilchoan Diary with the picture that appeared on the very first post, on 15th October 2009. It showed the Loch Linnhe approaching Mingary Pier at ten to eight in the morning, with an explosive sunrise behin...
Thank You!
Thank You!
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A Wealth of Wildlife
There was a time when rabbits were much more common here. When we first had the Ferry Stores we used to watch them in the evenings playing on the grass by Shore Cottage but I understand that, years ago, they were much more abundant - Sanna has been describe...
A Wealth of Wildlife
A Wealth of Wildlife
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Community
We came to West Ardnamurchan in 1996 to run the shop. We didn't know much about retailing, and keeping the shelves well-stocked was always a challenge, but the support from the community as a whole, and the staff in particular, made the experience a pleasur...
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Community
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Something Special
One of the things I have learnt in the last few years is that photographs often don't come out the way one expects them to. With such limited knowledge of digital photography, I simply point the camera, press the button, and then hope that the settings were...
Something Special
Something Special
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Raptors
The buzzard may be the most common of the local raptors but it doesn't make this bird any less impressive. It's only when one sees one up close - usually perched on a post and approached in a car - that one realises how large they are. They have a hard life...
Raptors
Raptors
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Bourblaige
Sunrise, just before half past six this morning, promised well for the day so we set off for a walk early.... ....noting, as we passed along the edge of Kilchoan Bay, that some of the Kilchoan sheep had managed to get themselves marooned by the rising tide,...
Bourblaige
Bourblaige
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Notices
Comar's 'Face' tour is at Kilchoan Community Centre on Saturday 16th September - more details here . We're still trying to clear our house. The following are available, prices negotiable: Apple iMac, several years old but in very good condition, running Sno...
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Extreme Weather
The Raptor's superb picture graphically describes the winds that batter Ardnamurchan Point and scour the peninsula. One day, during a particularly vicious storm, we stood outside our house at the Ferry Stores and watched a near-hurricane strip slates off th...
Extreme Weather
Extreme Weather
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A Community Event - Ardnamurchan Style
Thank you, thank you so very, very much, to everyone for yesterday afternoon's party in the Community Centre which gave us an opportunity to say our goodbyes. Particular thanks to those who organised it, who cooked for and cleared up after it, who spoke so ...
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Small Bird News
This post isn't 'news' at all but a small 'thank you' to the small birds who have been our constant companions through the years we've lived on Ardnamurchan. They're not much different from small birds elsewhere which we've encouraged with ridiculous amount...
Small Bird News
Small Bird News
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