Macleod South Australia Macleod society   macleod society south australia    clan macleod south australia

Macleod South Australia Macleod society   macleod society south australia    clan macleod south australia

Macleod South Australia Macleod society   macleod society south australia    clan macleod south australia

Macleod South Australia Macleod society   macleod society south australia    clan macleod south australia

Macleod South Australia Macleod society   macleod society south australia    clan macleod south australia

Clan MacLeod Society of Australia (South Australia) Inc.


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The Story of 50 years of a Clan Society, 1957 - 2007

Clan MacLeod Society in South Australia

Contrasting Times


Cups of tea and coffee are still as important, and the BBQ’s and suppers, well, they are still ‘super’ (with Don and Barbara McLeod).  The Society has gone from assets of Crockery to a Clan MacLeod Library;  from declining a Scottish Fair stall, to holding 5 Fair stalls, and a 1 page newsletter to 4 newsletters.

The issues around membership commitment form a contrast between expectation and reality.  This hasn’t changed, but the opportunities for membership have.  This Clan Society is not large but from inception has been innovative and creative and in many ways as a group or through its officers.  It has led the way locally, in staying alive, regenerating, and so affecting the Scottish community in positive ways.

Many of the past activities have stayed with the fashion of the time, as will some of the current programmes.  Earlier scribes correctly identified communication as the best activity, and so that is maintained as the core chore.  The Clan magazine is offered as an optional subscription, but it would be desirable that all Clan members had this world link.

As Bob explained, the Society is working harder in the 21st Century.

The Clan Banner is showing signs of wear and tear, which perhaps is the testament in 2007.


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