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RETRO Roamer

THE ROAMER column was the highlight of a Thursday for many Lochaber readers, so it returns this week with a look back at the events and people that made it into Roamer columns between 1985 to 2016…

■ The Fort was busy over Easter, with the town’s retail establishments reaping the benefits. It must have been more fruitful than previous such holiday weekends because I overheard two shopkeepers make the unheard of comment of how pleased they were with their Easter takings.

■ How about the town clergyman who suddenly remembered, halfway through the Easter Sunday service, that he had left a chicken in the oven? Thankfully, by early afternoon, he was able to give thanks that all was well. Just as well it wasn’t Ash Wednesday.

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