Can Rosemary and Howard Walker have lived on Arran for a very long time and their stories of life on the island is a history class all in itself. From Rosemary’s recounting of German planes overflying the island after the devastating raids on Clydebank to Howard’s varied life as gamekeeper come conservationist.
Podcast Ep 6 – Table Of Contents
1.00 Starting Primary School at Council Office
5.00 Evacuees Glasgow High School at Altachorvie
7.30 The Wrens
13.00 Photographers studio
17.00 Lilly Pads
18.00 Bombing of Clydebank
22.00 Drama Festival
23.00 Howard’s war time memories
24.30 Corrie primary school
25.00 Gamekeeper to the Duke of Montrose
26.00 Moved to the Kennels Brodick castle
28.00 The cull of Red deer
30.00 The White Stag
32.00 Animal welfare
35.00 Holy Isle
40.00 Fish farm
43.00 The dye mill
45.50 Jewellery from stags, antlers & teeth
53.00 The Dasher
Resources & Links Mentioned In The Podcast
View the Walker’s portfolio which has supporting video about the events that are discussed in this podcast as well as further images of Rosemary and Howard.
Click The Dasher Association and learn all about the tragedy of HMS Dasher.
Read about the devastation and carnage wrought Clydebank, the fires of which Rosemary could see from Arran.