Tuesday, 3 April 2012

From Right to Left

Inch Kenneth has a long history from neolithic times until present private ownership. It's named after St Kenneth, a follower of St Columba; was visited by Boswell and Johnson in 1773; had a house that was enlarged in the 1930s by Sir Henry Boulton; and then became a country seat of the Redesdale family. Unity Mitford, a Nazi sympathiser, spent her final years there after which it passed eventually to Jessica Mitford, formerly a communist fellow-traveller. She quipped that this outpost of Mull could well become a base for Soviet submarines.

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