Where have all the members gone?

11 Jan
Fans on this side of the sod who listened to folk music in the 50s and 60s no doubt remember Pete Seeger’s “Where Have All the Flowers Gone? It’s a classic composition made even more famous when later covered by ... Read more »

Carnival ‘23 cancelled

4 Jan
Kim Raymond, president of the Dunvegan Recreation Association, told me that hopes of resurrecting the group’s popular ‘Winter Carnival Breakfast’ have been dashed, at least for this year. By extension, the DRA’s outdoor winter carnival events have been nixed as ... Read more »

Time for the Union Jack?

21 Dec
A little over a year ago, I wrote about Dunvegan’s amateur vexillologist, Jeremy Falle. If you’re wondering, ‘vexillology’ is the study of flags. Back in September of 2021, Jeremy confessed to me that he loves flags. So much so that, ... Read more »

Home-grown Nine Lessons

14 Dec
Traditions are like rivers; they start as tiny gurgling brooks and grow ever stronger as they meander their way to the sea. One example is the Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols that was first held in1918 in King’s College ... Read more »