Happy Hal­lowe’en

The Oban Times - - Letters - ROBERT ROBERT­SON robert.d.robert­son@hot­mail.co.uk

There are al­ways a few scary sights out and about in Glas­gow on a typ­i­cal week­end, but last week­end was par­tic­u­larly bonkers as the streets were filled with peo­ple in fancy dress cos­tumes for Hal­lowe’en.

The ‘teuchter tri­an­gle’ (that fa­mous sec­tion of the West End be­tween the Park Bar, the Is­lay Inn and the Snaf­fle Bit) is a scary place at the best of times.

More High­landers have been known to go miss­ing for days in there than have ever been lost within the Ber­muda Tri­an­gle.

This week­end, the tri­an­gle saw its fair share of in­ter­est­ing cos­tumes.

Dùn Mòr, for ex­am­ple, dressed up as vam­pires for their gig in the Park Bar on Sun­day night which was quite a sur­real sight.

In my opin­ion, how­ever, no cos­tume this year came any­where close to beat­ing last year’s ster­ling ef­fort from Trail West’s Seon­aidh MacIn­tyre from South Uist.

Seon­aidh in­ge­niously played upon his strik­ing re­sem­blance to Fa­ther Dou­gal from hit tele­vi­sion se­ries

Fa­ther Ted. You can look at the pic­ture and ar­gue among your­selves which one is Fa­ther Dou­gal and which one is Seon­aidh.

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