Hallowe’en parties have were held around the island last week in schools, halls and other venues.
Such welcome visits make those members of the older generation very happy and no doubt very nostalgic when remembering their own exploits so many years ago.
Donations of books, baking, tombola prizes – but not bric-a-brac- will be gratefully received at the home in advance, or the morning of the day itself, from 10am onwards.
Over in Shiskine Village Hall where an evening of traditional games is the highlight of many a young guiser’s Hallowe’en plans, children enthusiastically took part in fun games along with the liberal handing out of toys and sweet prizes.
The Montrose House summer fete will take place on Wednesday July 4, from 2pm.
During his trip he visited Montrose House and spoke to residents who use the Stronoch Day Centre.