Island home was Scott's inspiration

Paul Drury
October 2017
Mail on Sunday;10/8/2017, p77
IN the dinner party one-upmanship stakes, owning your own island on Loch Lomond has to be the icing on the cake. To prove that your home helped inspire the author of The Lady of the Lake amounts to placing the cherry on top.


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