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  1. Re: Mary Ray and Richard Curtis - Crufts 2014

    I was really looking for a half hour or 1 hour program looking at the whole of Australia Ranald. Like I have one such for Canada and New Zealand.

    Alastair
  2. Re: Mary Ray and Richard Curtis - Crufts 2014

    I've never heard of the witch ones before Gordon. Mind you between 1951 and 1967 I only watched a TV twice, Most of my life at that point was either in the Middle East where there was no TV or at...
  3. Re: Mary Ray and Richard Curtis - Crufts 2014

    Perhaps we should have a forum for our favourite YouTube videos <grin>

    I do make extensive use of YouTube throughout the site Gordon as I could never get anyone to send me pictures of places in...
  4. Mary Ray and Richard Curtis - Crufts 2014

    Can't remember if I posted this before but if so still worth watching again...



    https://www.youtube.com/watch?t=287&v=u53NmuX7I-I

    Alastair
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    Newsletter 22nd May 2015

    For the latest news from Scotland see our ScotNews feed at:
    http://www.electricscotland.com/

    Electric Scotland News

    In 1986 somewhere in the woods of Bokrijk, an idea sprang for what was...
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    Re: Sites were down for around 24 hours

    The sites are faster but we noted that we were being hammered bandwidth wise by Amazon. Ezoic uses the Amazon cloud to serve up the templates that display our content to you.

    Behind the scenes...
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    Re: Sites were down for around 24 hours

    Well we've had a lot more problems but think we're almost back to where we should be. The only remaining problem is access to our electricscotland.com web site and we're hoping to resolve that...
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    Re: Newsletter 15th May 2015

    I wanted us to be part of the EEA and EFTA along with the Nordic Council. I think a lot of us were happy with the old Common Market idea but not the EU as it is today.

    I'm with you on Trident but...
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    Scottish Review - Podcasts

    Thought I would highlight the pod casts being done by the Scottish Review where Kenneth Roy is taking 10 minutes to talk about what is being featured in the newspapers along with his take on them.
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    Rise of the SNP

    I see that the BBC have done a half hour documentary which is available to watch for the next 30 days. You can get to this at http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b05wx95q

    Alastair
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    Re: Newsletter 15th May 2015

    I've always been a believer in trying to be informed on the issues. I don't always have the time to do that although I try. I'm open to persuasion. It's like I was always for Scotland being in the...
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    Re: Newsletter 8th May 2015

    Hi Rick... just to say I added your note and the link provided to that page on the site.

    Not sure if you or others are aware but anyone can add information like this to the actual article page....
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    Sites were down for around 24 hours

    On Friday into Saturday our sites and email were down. i moaned about our Telco Comcast in this weeks newsletter and was right in doing so. While the transfer of the lines went through ok we were...
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    Re: Newsletter 15th May 2015

    I believe there was a poll taken that showed the majority of Scots were against Trident Sandy. While it is an SNP policy to get rid of them I just wanted to show there are implications for us and...
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    Newsletter 15th May 2015

    For the latest news from Scotland see our ScotNews feed at:
    http://www.electricscotland.com/

    Electric Scotland News

    This newsletter
    Last week I was unable to send out the notification email...
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    Re: Enigma Machine 101

    Just to say that the site has been slow since moving to our new address. This is likely the issue for messages taking a while to post. I have seen a bit of a speed up on the site in the last few...
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    World War One: Skye's Band of Brothers

    Saw a mention of this in the news today and found a report at http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-scotland-26679982

    The news item can be viewed at...
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    The men of the Fifth World

    The aboriginal culture of Australia, includes a large number of tribes inhabiting the oceanic continent before the arrival of the white man. But all that rich culture is doomed to survive in stocks...
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    Living with Trident by Nigel Biggar

    I thought this was an interesting read. In some ways it adds to articles since the UK election where International countries are starting to question the UK's standing in the world.

    Alastair
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    Re: Secret Towers Of The Himalayas

    Given the destruction in the Nepal earthquake they might learn something by looking at how these towers were built Ranald.

    Alastair
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    Secret Towers Of The Himalayas

    The Himalayan Towers are a series of stone towers located mostly in Tibet. Carbon dating shows they were built approximately 500 to 1,100 years ago. Since they are generally located in prosperous...
  22. Re: Scotland brings Burns and reggae to Venice Biennale

    I did add a link to that on our ScotNews feed on our index page Ranald.

    Alastair
  23. Re: Daniel McMillin born abt 1768 in Rockbridge County Virginia

    There are name records in a variety of publications. The Scots-Irish Society records do publish names of their members. I know some of the agricultural records list names of farming families, etc. ...
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    Newsletter 8th May 2015

    For the latest news from Scotland see our ScotNews feed at:
    http://www.electricscotland.com/

    Electric Scotland News

    I see the results are stating to come in for the UK elections. At time of...
  25. When might your constituency in Scotland call its result?

    I noted the BBC estimated that it would be between 5 and 7 am on Friday morning before all the Scottish results are in.

    I had thought to hold up this weeks newsletter so I could report the results...
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