Nostalgic memories of Taynuilt's local history

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For many years now, we've been inviting visitors to our web site to add their own memories to share their experiences of life as it was when the photographs in our archive were taken. From brief one-liners explaining a little bit more about the image depicted, to great, in-depth accounts of a childhood when things were rather different than today (and everything inbetween!). We've had many contributors recognising themselves or loved ones in our photographs.

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It would have been roundabout the mid ‘70’s when I first went to Glen Etive & Glencoe. A group of us went up in a 1966 BMC/Commer mini bus. As the owner said, it was coloured cream, maroon, & rust. I learnt a lot about mechanics working on the bus with Bob at weekends, can remember us hitch hiking to local scrap yards in Somerset for parts. Bob White & his wife, Hilary, were leaders of the local ...see more
I also remember going on the boat across to Taynuilt. I have very happy memories of my childhood days in Bonawe. If you knew my Grandmother Mckinnon and her daughter went on to marry Tommy Shaw they lived in the Guilt which has now gone. If you wish to contact mail me on this. P.S hope for a reply, Thanks.
I lived in Bonawe from 1947-1956. My dad worked in Bonawe Quarries. We left in 1956 to live in Glasgow. I have lived in Yorkshire for over 30 years now but I love to go back to Bonawe. My last visit was 2007, it has changed but I still have my memories. I think the chap who ran the ferry was called "deucher". I am sorry if I have got that wrong. I remember the village store putting a working train set in the ...see more