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□ THE HIGHLAND Homespun sale attracted the crowds – visitors and locals. In the midst of it all an American decided he wanted the very kilt sported by the (inanimate) male model in the shop window. So, off it was whipped, leaving the model in his shirt tail. The rest of his regalia was intact – Prince Charlie jacket, tie, socks, sgian dhu. But from then on it was bedlam, with dozens of ‘towrists’ clamouring to see what the male model had been wearing under his kilt.

□ A LOT of folk are calling for ‘signposting sanity’ in Fort William. It appears that, nowadays, all the signs and notices in and around town are for the benefit of motorists. If you don’t believe me, take a look up Bank Street. Meanwhile there’s the sign behind the Cameron Centre which reads ‘Tots’. It’s supposed to say ‘Toilets’ but the middle part - ile- is behind a telegraph pole.

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