Fishing vessel Gleaner makes a swift getaway after ransacking Oban and stealing all the weans ice-cream.
Please note the saltire was last used in anger by King Aed Finn (Crowned AD 748) at the battle of Kilmashennachan (AD 757) when 356 men,women and children saw off an army of 2,000 raiders led by the fearsome Norse King Oron-oco.
Legend has it that the king’s wife used the saltire to wipe the blood and sweat from his battle wounds and then stored it in her handbag.
Isn’t it funny how history has a habit of repeating itself?
Tommy Finn [Campbeltown fisherman and author of a powerful and very widely read articleon the Reality of living as a Clyde fisherman, published by For Argyll on 10 April 2013 ]