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The October edition of Scottish Field carries a six-page feature on Jack McConnell, former First Minister and now Rt Hon Lord McConnell of Glenscorrodale.
Written in the first person by Jack, it details his life and upbringing on Arran and how it shaped his future in politics and diplomacy.
For more see this week’s Arran Banner, out September 9 or on line from the same date at www.arranbanner.co.uk/digital