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More Roamerisms from the 1980s

■ No wonder the driver of the Salen Shellfish delivery van was taking his time on the way to Inverness last Friday. In front of him was a large scale model of the Loch Ness Monster. Looking ravenous, Nessie was hanging over the back of a wide-load lorry. In addition, the monster could have been forgiven for being in an agitated state, having apparently lost a front foot claw. But the thought of shellfish by the vanload appeared to perk Nessie up until, fortunately, the wide-load lorry stopped at Drum and the Salen Shellfish driver was able to speed by – with a sigh of relief – and with a tale/tail to tell when he returned to the Peninsula.

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