Want to read more?We value our content and our journalists, so to get full access to all your local news updated 7-days-a-week – PLUS an e-edition of the Oban Times – subscribe today for as little as 56 pence per week. Subscribe NowSometimes there is more to competition than just winning. The first few days of Mòd week are usually about children gaining advice and wisdom from adult adjudicators or tutors. On Monday, however, the roles were reversed as I was taught something very important by a group of children and teenagers. Ever since I was a boy, I’ve always felt a competitive desire to win. I felt this from junior level all the way to the Gold Medal in 2013 and I never fully grasped the idea of ‘it’s all about the taking part’. For the last four years, I have conducted Glasgow Islay Junior Gaelic Choir at the Mòd. I am a great believer in always building on progress, so a second place finish in Fort William last year rekindled my desire to win.On Monday morning, after a year of good work, the final results showed us anchored at the bottom of both the Unison and Puirt a… Read full this story
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