There is a strong historical link with the sea in our area - we’ve been brought up hearing stories of kelpies and mermaids. But it’s not just folk tales that surround us - there’s history too.
Maritime disasters haunt us all - from the sinking of the Titanic to the refugees washed up on Mediterranean beaches in our own day. A tragedy that was hidden by the Navy during World War II impacted our own community. What we heard from John Murdo MacKenzie (who was just a young lad at the time) horrified and intrigued us – we had to find out more.