Kennedy and Boyd

Fifty Tales for a Grey Windy Weekend in Ardnamurchan, and Ten for the Wet Monday
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By Carbery, Tom
ISBN 1849211175
Paperback  246 pages
Published 24 October 2012
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Following the acclaimed Fifty Tales for a Wet Weekend in Tighnabruaich, this second collection of tales from the remarkable Tom Carbery once again reflects his lengthy involvement in public service in Scotland. And of course there are insights into other areas of his very active life – the inside workings of the Labour Movement, his contribution to the development of the University of Strathclyde, and appointments to quangos and other public bodies, including committees of both the Church of Scotland and the Roman Catholic Church.

Now in his mid-eighties, Tom Carbery — OBE, KSG, and holder of the Lord Provost’s Medal for Services to the City of Glasgow — has been telling stories for more than 70 years; here he selects another sixty of his best, aiming to give rise once again to a smile, a chuckle, an occasional laugh, and even the odd tear.

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