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    Re: Newsletter 24th April 2015

    Thanks for that... I've embedded the video on the web page.

    Alastair
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    Re: Category 2 cylclone

    Glad you got through it ok Elda. It's not fun when you lose communication with the outside world.

    Alastair
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    Re: Newsletter 24th April 2015

    I agree!

    Alastair
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    Railroad Alaska

    I found a new TV series about running the railroad in Alaska. It not only profiles the work the railroad workers do to keep the track open but also profiles some of the off griders that also depend...
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    Newsletter 24th April 2015

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

    Electric Scotland News

    14th Annual Tartan Day on Ellis Island Delights Thousands
    New York, NY -...
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    Re: Dumbartonshire

    Thanks Sandy... any chance of some pictures of Dumbarton seeing as you are there?

    Alastair
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    Dumbartonshire

    I got sent in a copy of the book "Dumbartonshire" which I've added to our Dunbarton page. I was also grateful for the explanation on the spelling as that's always confused me. duMbartonshire is how...
  8. Thread: Wild Canada

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    Re: Wild Canada

    Well if you have anything to add Rick feel free to send me in more information, pictures, videos, etc. and I can add that to the site.

    Alastair
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    Re: Enigma Machine 8

    Hope they made you eat in hospital Ranald.. you are far too thin. You do need protein and vitamins to fight of these viruses!

    Good to hear you are better and back home.

    Alastair
  10. Thread: Wild Canada

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    Wild Canada

    I came across some really good videos on Canadian wild life so added a page for them at http://www.electriccanadian.com/lifestyle/wildlife/index.htm

    Alastair
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    Re: Newsletter 17th April 2015

    I wish they'd do a special video of the event but every year it runs I can never find a decent video of the event. I'd also like to see an extended video of Scotland week but again I'm not aware of...
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    Re: Newsletter 17th April 2015

    Got an email in from Barrie Leslie...

    My 4th times Great Granduncle was Captain James Leslie of the 15th Regiment of Foot and he served at the Battle of Louisburg and the Battle of Quebec and was...
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    Newsletter 17th April 2015

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

    Electric Scotland News

    I got in the pdf of the findings on the origins of the US Flag as I...
  14. Thread: Tablets

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    Re: Tablets

    I got the Kindle Fire myself but mainly so I could not only enjoy reading books but also to get a few magazines I like in colour. It has a web browser and does have email but don't use either of...
  15. Re: Escape to the Country - Scottish Highlands

    I agree... I have watched pretty well all the episodes over the years.

    Alastair
  16. Re: Escape to the Country - Scottish Highlands

    Found another one...

    Escape to the Country - West of Scotland
    https://youtu.be/ocU0srJt_8g

    Alastair
  17. Escape to the Country - Scottish Highlands

    Jules Hudson is property shopping with a couple of nature lovers who yearn for great views and open spaces, and they're willing to move 500 miles to the Scottish Highlands to find them. With a budget...
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    Percy Sledge - When A Man Loves A Woman

    I heard on the news that Percy Sledge died today.


    https://youtu.be/EYb84BDMbi0

    Alastair
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    Newsletter 10th April 2015

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

    Electric Scotland News
    I note with interest that there has been a new discovery of oil some 2 miles...
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    Re: Newsletter 3rd April 2015

    Many thanks John... I found it...

    https://youtu.be/zZUJLO6lMhI

    Alastair
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    Newsletter 3rd April 2015

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

    Electric Scotland News

    Our thanks to Joan Morris for sending us in a copy of this article...
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    A Tour in Sutherlandshire

    With extracts from the field-books of a Sportsman and Naturalist by Charles St. John, Esq. in two volumes 2nd Edition (1884).


    PREFACE TO FIRST EDITIONIt is with real diffidence that I offer...
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    Newsletter 27th March 2015

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

    Electric Scotland News

    The Society of Antiquaries of Scotland have updated their web site which you...
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    Smart Dog Drives Smart Car

    Ranald told me about this one...


    https://youtu.be/fybch3DX8c8


    Alastair
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    Newsletter 20th March 2015

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

    Electric Scotland News

    BBC Scotland Radio had a half hour program on Genealogy and you can listen...
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