my name is john maguire, i lived with the mackeral family also many years ago, say about 40 years (ha ha) that long eh! i rem it well, i was a wee boy really aff ma heid, full of nonsense but had real fun, i rem sitting in davy and bellas kitchen having tea and a real laugh i worked at the drome, worked there with a guy called robert hart, bella and davie gave us lodgings in thier house, for many years i sent a card at xmas but eventualy lost touch, i would stagger into the dacing and vomit on the way out drunk as a monkey (ha ha ) i rem johnny mullen great singer, i met johnny years later in glasgow at a gig with the late tam white, johnny was a rocker jerry lee lewis
i lived in drumchapel in glasgow, the first time i went to campbeltown i went on a plane, but was more like flying oan a seaguls back, bella and the family were a very happy and kind family,i also rem that davie kept wee birds, he would go out catching them also for breeding, i rem norrie saying here john take these home to glasgow a big bag of prawns, ah thote they were flying insects (ha ha) ah never saw a prawn before only a pawn (ha ha) i stumbled on this site and thought after aw these years a better say something about being in campbeltown, i also rem going to the pictures saw a film ,a cowboy called mackennors gold, in fact a just bought that film recently, i rem the yankees would come in on the boats they would say you wilnea get a wuman thise weekend, the yanks are coming in, it never stoaped me (ha ha) i rem the songs the group sang in the dancing (i see my light come shinning and please stay), i liked those song ye could get a good smochie dance (ha ha) anyway still no right in the hied yet, even although i got six sons of my own, look folks! huv a laugh! this worlds crazy. sadly a lot of loss in my own family my wee mammy father and brothers .
but heh! campbeltown was great still is as far as i can see, but feel free to contact me on firstname.lastname@example.org
and we can laugh somemore , its all good heh! you mackerrals yer mother was a gem and so were you all, take care smile on god bless love john maguire