Journalist Margaret Chrystall has written this lovely online article for What’s on News and for Ross-shire Journal about Ullapool Bookshop’s 20th birthday weekend.

Birthday celebration weekend completes first chapter of Ullapool Bookshop’s story

Ullapool Bookshop has celebrated its 20th birthday with a weekend of special events including a party. “One of my colleagues suggested we did something when he worked out that the anniversary day would be a Saturday,” said bookshop manager Katharine Douglas. “In this location, the shop was originally a house. The owner Tina was given the option of buying the house, as she already owned the Captain’s Cabin next door which her grandmother started in 1947 and then it was passed to her mum, and the hardware shop. Tina decided to buy the house and turn it into a bookshop and to have a small birthday party…

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