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Hello and welcome to What We Do In The Winter. WWDitW is a podcast series about the lives of the people of Mull, Iona, Ulva, Gometra and Erraid. The aim of the project is to locate the people of our communities in a global context and to share tales of the islands in the past. ... Continue Reading →

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63 – Lachlan (Lachie) MacLean – WWDitA

What We Do In The Winter · 63 Lachlan (Lachie) MacLean WWDitA This episode is a little bit different from previous episodes. It’s a lecture from the 1980’s given by Lachie MacLean, Lachie Knock, to the Mull Historical Society.The lecture has the loose title of Tales From the Glen. In this lecture Lachie talks about the origins... Continue Reading →

62 – Giuliana Mercorio Ashford

What We Do In The Winter · 62 Giuliana Mercorio Ashford In this episode I talk with Giuliana Mercorio Ashford of Tobermory.Giuliana’s life started off in the town of Maddaloni, near Naples in Italy, where she grew up during the second world war. After the war her family moved to South Africa. She then moved... Continue Reading →

WWDitA 01 – Mary Morrison: Education and Social Life in the 19th Century

https://soundcloud.com/user-221373450/what-we-do-in-the-archives-mary-morrison-education-and-social-life-in-the-19th-century?utm_source=clipboard&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=social_sharing Our first release in What We Do in the Archives is a talk on education and social life in the 19th century by Mary Morrison of Penmore Mill. This talk was possibly given to the Mull Historical Society and recorded around 1980. The recording fades out after 29 minutes.From the collection of Donald Langamull... Continue Reading →

61 – John Macfarlane

What We Do In The Winter · 61 John MacFarlane In this special Christmas episode I talk with Brigadier John MacFarlane who grew up in Tobermory during WW2, where his family ran MacFarlane’s the shop on the main street.We talk about life in Tobermory in World War 2, the roots of his family and how... Continue Reading →

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