Tag Archives: growing up and bringing up

2005.66.1

Mini-disk recording of Lachie Campbell, Crossapol talking to Maggie Campbell in June 2005.

Lachie Campbell, Crossapol talks to Maggie Campbell in June 2005 about Cornaigmore as it used to be, the people who lived there and how the population of the township has diminished since he was a boy; he also talks about his time spent away from the island when he was in the army.

1999.146.1

Audio cassette recording of Hugh MacKinnon of Baugh talking to Dr John Holliday in January 1999.

Hugh MacKinnon of Baugh talks to Dr John Holliday in January 1999 about his early life and memories of his schooldays including the mine that blew up at Scarinish, the construction work in Tiree during the war, the station commander Preston Potts, the RAF base and plane crashes, the people living in Baugh, crofting, Dr Buchanan, the shops, his first bicycle and his father’s work. (Continued on AC90)

1998.291.1

Audio cassette recording of Johnny MacKenzie of Caoles talking to Dr John Holliday in September 1998.

Johnny MacKenzie of Caoles talks to Dr John Holliday in September 1998 about his early years in Tiree and Glasgow, his career as a football player with Partick Thistle, the war years and playing football in the army, the teams he played for, the staff, players, management and support at Partick Thistle, conditions and kit, diet and routine before and after playing, great players and partnerships, travelling and playing for Scotland, injuries and the game today and his memories after retiring from football.

1998.293.1

Audio cassette recording of Hugh Maclean of Barrapol talking to Dr John Holliday in September 1998.

Hugh MacLean (Eòghann Dhòmhnaill Eòghainn Mhòir) talks to Dr John Holliday in September 1998 about his upbringing, the early days of WWII, HMS Sturdy and other shipwrecks, the Home Guard, the crash of the Sylvia Scarlett and the mid-air collision of two Halifaxes, the Home Guard v. RAF shooting match, shops, diet and ration books, medical services and Dr Hunter, social life, dances and film shows, Italian POWs, the raising of the Loch Seaforth and meeting the German tug captain.

2000.16.1

Audio cassette recording of Donneil Kennedy talking to Dr John Holliday in January 2000.

Donneil Kennedy talks to Dr John Holliday in January 2000 about his earliest memories in wartime Glasgow, his summer holidays in Moss and Crossapol with stories of his uncles Sandy and John, stories of the ‘Houf’ in Glasgow and Ewen McColl’s Critics group in London, the story of the septic tank on his return to Tiree, life as a building surveyor in Nigeria and finishes with two more childhood stories from Tiree. (Continued on AC196)

2000.90.1

Audio cassette recording of Gaelic radio programme `Sgìr an Eòlais-Tiriodh` with Flora MacPhail of Skipinnish, Ruaig.

Flora MacPhail of Skipinnish, Ruaig introduces a Gaelic radio programme `Sgìr an Eòlais-Tiriodh` on her choice of recordings from the School of Scottish Studies including `Oidhche na Dunara` by Cailean Dhòmhnall Mhic Eachainn Mhòir from Cornaig, `Mo Nighean Donn a Còrnaig` by Alasdair MacRae from Hynish, Dòmhnall Chaluim Bhàin on a Tiree wedding, Alasdair MacRae singing a song about a wedding, children’s rhymes from Balevullin, `Orain na Luchag`, Dòmhnall Chaluim Bhàin singing a lullaby, customs when someone dies, a song about a thrush and pipe music.

2000.16.2

Audio cassette recording of Donneil Kennedy talking to Dr John Holliday in January 2000.

Donneil Kennedy talks to Dr John Holliday in January 2000 about his earliest memories in wartime Glasgow, his summer holidays in Moss and Crossapol with stories of his uncles Sandy and John, stories of the ‘Houf’ in Glasgow and Ewen McColl’s Critics group in London, the story of the septic tank on his return to Tiree, life as a building surveyor in Nigeria and finishes with two more childhood stories from Tiree.