My husband was always interested in this period of his country's history, and had already the intention of writing a story that should turn on the Appin murder.
Some time after the publication of Kidnapped we stopped for a short while in the Appin country, where we were surprised and interested to discover that the feeling concerning the murder of Glenure (the "Red Fox," also called "Colin Roy") was almost as keen as though the tragedy had taken place the day before.
If you ever read this tale, you will likely ask yourself more questions than I should care to answer: as for instance how the Appin murder has come to fall in the year 1751, how the Torran rocks have crept so near to Earraid, or why the printed trial is silent as to all that touches David Balfour.
WE SPEND a morning at a centre near Appin
on Loch Linnhe.
Dr Iain McNicol, who has lived in Port Appin
all his life, said: "I wouldn't be surprised if paint brushes came out again.
The route is expected to be: Appin
, Benderloch, Dunstaffanage, Oban, Kilmartin, Dunadd, Cairnbn, Lochgilphead, Furnace, Inverary, Strachur, and Dunoon.
The successful applications are from Appin
Community Council which will receive Au66147 in grant assistance to upgrade the Jubilee Bridge, and Helensburgh & District Access Trust which has been granted Au20,000 to upgrade the Southern Section of Highlandman s Road.
A neighbour found the 33-year-old's body at his flat in Appin
Road, Haghill, in Glasgow.
t Breac Stewart was the main suspect of the infamous Appin
Murder in 1752.
A planned longwall move at the Appin
mine led to lower production at Illawarra Coal during the September 2012 quarter.
Oban RNLI Lifeboat and coastguard teams from Oban and Appin
were called out to assist the police, along with the force helicopter and Oban Mountain Rescue Team, to search an area between Ganavan Sands and Dunstaffnage.
And then there was the drive to Port Appin
, in Argyll to film for Children In Need.