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People October 30, 2015

Tom Weir | Along The Solway

NOW and then comes a day of sheer perfection, when the sun shines from sunrise to sunset, and this was it. I was on the Solway on the estuary of […]

People October 23, 2015

Tom Weir | Talking Point in Argyll

Tom Weir and fellow adventure writer Willie Shand explored glorious Loch Goil – and debate the newly constructed caravan park I didn’t know that Willie Shand was such an early bedder or I […]

People October 16, 2015

Tom Weir | The Hills of Dee

There we were, Adam Watson and myself, watching the sunset gold on the winding Dee from the top of a heathery hill above Glen Dye… Through a gap in the […]

People October 9, 2015

Tom Weir | The Land of Knapdale

Knapdale holds some incredible and ancient secrets – for those who know where to look… The trouble about driving to North Knapdale in brilliant weather is that before you can […]

People October 2, 2015

Tom Weir | Three Men In A Boat

Tom Weir braved the rough and open sea with a couple of friends in order to fully explore the smaller Hebridean isles… “There’s nothing quite like being on the sea at night in a […]

People September 25, 2015

Tom Weir | A Good Life On Gigha

In busy Tarbert, Loch Fyne, you couldn’t buy a fish supper, such was the throng of yachts whose crews had cleaned out the shop. Sunshine and a south-easterly breeze had […]

People September 17, 2015

Tom Weir | Shepherd of Artney

In June 1977, Tom Weir wrote this column for us on his friend, Pat Macnab, a traditional shepherd. It is incredible to think of how much has changed in this […]

People September 11, 2015

Tom Weir | Over the Girth Gate

This week saw the official opening of the Borders Railway, which has been closed for 46 years. How fitting, therefore, that our article from Tom Weir’s 1977 archives concerns the […]


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