Friday, January 21, 2011
Taking the Sound of Mull to the Next World.
fail catastrophically and so the decibels this morning were deafening.
It was at Ardtornish that John of Isla, the first Lord of the Isles, died in about 1386. On the first stage of his journey into the Next World, his remains were carried away up the Sound of Mull by a fleet of birlins. Their destination was the distant and sacred Isle of Iona.
We paddled on in the wake of the Lords of the Isles.