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 and Gometra. 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.  Each... Continue Reading →

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49 – Sheena Walker

What We Do In The Winter · 49 Sheena Walker This episode is a conversation with Sheena Walker.Brought up in Dervaig, Sheena talks about the lives of her Mother and Father, her various jobs on the island, the social scene of her youth and so much more. Due to the current lockdown situation we recorded... Continue Reading →

48 – Anja and Mark Jardine

This episode is a conversation with Anja and Mark Jardine of Iona. Due to the current lockdown situation we recorded our chat over the internet. Originally from Germany Anja comes from a town near Leipzig, and grew up during the cold war, when the Berlin Wall divided the country into East and West Germany. Anja... Continue Reading →

Scenes from Mull and Iona

I've pulled together half an hour of footage of Mull and Iona as a present for a friend, who's happy for me to share this. The aim of this film is to offer up a moment of calm. The sound with that accompanies these images comes from recordings of nature at the narrows around Loch... Continue Reading →

47 – Elizabeth and Donald Kirsop

This episode features Elizabeth and Donald Kirsop of Lochdon. In this episode we talk about Elizabeth’s coming to the island, her teenage years, the Craignure Inn and much more. Donald talks about his family trade, growing up in Tobermory, and there’s some great stories about the music scene on the island in the past. It... Continue Reading →

46 – Charlie Hogg

In this episode I talk with Charlie Hogg of Tobermory. Charlie and I have been trying to get a time to catch up together since the start of the project, so I’m absolutely delighted to have finally got around to spending time with him and to have the opportunity to share this with you. Charlie’s... Continue Reading →

45 – Gordon Bruce

In this episode I talk with Gordon Bruce of Iona. Originally from Cumbernauld, Gordon has lived on Iona for the last 18 years or so. We talk about life before Gordon came to Iona for a good portion of the episode, and then, roughly half way through we come on to his life on Iona,... Continue Reading →

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