Monthly Archives: January 2014

Bookshop Guide: Waterstones, Oban

First in a new mini seriesOban is a quite remarkable little town. Nestling beneath the strange folly of McCaig’s Tower, (picture a Roman arena or a mini Colosseum plonked on top of a small hill and you’ll get the idea), the town’s setting is picture-perfect, occupying a wonderful, sheltered bay.  In winter, the town’s population shrinks to a mere 8,500; in summer,…