Tom Weir’s 1978 Archives

Our collection of “My Month” articles published in The Scots Magazine in 1978

Sport For Spartans

On the rise of Scottish skiing

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Scotland In Miniature

The fascinating history and future of Arran

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A Welcome In The Hills

Mining culture in the highest village in Scotland


To The Source Of The Clyde

From “God’s Treasurehouse” to Glasgow


Sailing With The Wind

The Western Isles by sea


In Border Country

The wealth of history in Scotland’s south



Life In The Wilderness

Adventure man Mike Tomkies takes Tom into the wilds



A Good Life On Gigha

A smal island, but with so much to see…

A group of Gigha islanders


Off The Beaten Track

A walk through a waterfall to a hidden osprey eyerie…

The shore of Loch Tay looking to Ben Lawers


Islands and Highlands

Tom and Graham Tiso set sail for the Monach Isles

Off to the Monach Islands


On Top Of The Bass

Tales of witches and escaped prisoners – and, of course, the cries of gannets




Island of Looms

The history of Harris Tweed and creation of the Friends of Loch Lomond



That’s all from Tom Weir from 1978!

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