Category Archives: John Lorne Campbell

John and Margaret: a love story in words and music

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the death of John Lorne Campbell – an excuse to celebrate his life and his legacy rather than his passing. Birlinn is reissuing The Man Who Gave Away His Island – a third … Continue reading

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John Lorne Campbell’s last journey home

Another stormy summer solstice stirs memories. Nine years ago John Lorne Campbell’s body was returned to the Island of Canna for burial in the woodland he had planted near Canna House. That much was planned well in advance but like many … Continue reading

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A matter of trust: the enduring history of Canna

How delighted John Lorne Campbell would have been to find – nearly 20 years after his death and more than 30 after first publication – that his book Canna, The Story of a Hebridean Island, is still in print.

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