with Margaret Cowie and David Tanner.
with Ken Lindsay.
Paul Holland, Principal Prevention Officer for East Renfrewshire Council talks to Peter Fraser about the TrueCall Vi call blocker unit. Many of the units have been installed in the East Renfrewshire District free of charge to those who are living alone or need extra support. The latest version has had some adaptionís for the visually impaired. We understand that the unit can be purchased from RNIB. In East Renfrewshire telephone 0141 577 3782 or visit www.eastrenfrewshire.gov.uk/prevention.
The accordian music of Jack Emblow has been around for about 80 years and just last year he took a step back. In a recent Box and Fiddle magazine, one of the publications we record for those interested in accordian and fiddle music, they had a feature about Jack, with our own Peter adding some of that famous sound to the words.
Fred tells us about a visit by the Forth Bridge Accordian Band to the Femanagh Visually Impaired Club. Fred recorded them and sent us a couple of items.
Tony is responsible for a very comprehensive radio collection. At one point the collection was housed in a lighthouse but is now housed, with many other broadcast and recording memorabilia, in a ship.
We heard in grapevine about visually impaired golfer Gerry Kelly scoring a hole in one. Gerry has been playing golf for many years and this is an interview Peter had with Gerry at Troon Golf club in 1984. For more information about golf in Scotland go to www.scottishblindgolf.com.
Cathie from Melbourne Australia has been travelling all over Europe in the past few weeks. Her hobby is cycling and was able to have cycle tours in many of the cities she visited. She is also a keen photographer and was able to share much of her trip on Facebook, keeping friends and family up to date about her travels.
More tales from our very own master of mirth David Tanner.