By Ronald Frame
Five new tales set in and around the small Perthshire spa town of Carnbeg.In 1959 a Glasgow businessman with a holiday home in Carnbeg reaches his fiftieth birthday and decides its time to bow to convention and choose a wife from among the local ladies.
But Donald Walkinshaw's method of selection is briskly unconventional.
Read by Paul Young.
The frisky young bull picked its way gingerly towards the recessed entrance.
Its horns just avoided bringing down the hanging basket of flowers.
It walked on, into the china shop.
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"Loch Bragar was unchangeably itself, as were the mountains.
For Una, that meant God was in charge; for Bill it meant the doings of humans count for very little in the final reckoning."
Read by Eileen McCallum.
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A frustrated author finds unexpected success as a writer of children's books.
But the books' obstinate young heroine threatens to take over Meg Marshall's life.
Read by Irene MacDougall.
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