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  1. Thread: Introduction

    by Alastair
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    Sticky: Re: Introduction

    Well we're all mostly of Scottish descent here but we certainly cover lots of topics many of which have nothing to do with Scotland.

    Alastair
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    Re: A New Family Member

    Many congratulations Elda.. you are sure building your own clan <grin>

    Alastair
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    Newsletter 29th August 2014

    Electric Scotland News

    We've been taking a wee break from our normal activities. John in Cyprus is in the middle of the hottest and most humid period and decided to take a 2 week break. Likewise I...
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    Scotland - A Police State?

    I have been commenting recently on how the state in Scotland seems to be increasingly authoritative. Like we now have just one national police force with many more police armed as routine instead of...
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    The Recreations of a Country Parson

    By Andrew Kennedy Hutchison Boyd (1866)

    THIS is Monday morning. It is a beautiful sunshiny morning early in July. I am sitting on the steps that lead to my door, somewhat tired by the duty of...
  6. Autobiographical Journal of John MacDonald

    Schoolmaster and Soldier 1770-1830 with Introduction, Illustrations and Notes by the Rev. Angus MacKay, M.A. (1906)


    PREFACEThe following autobiographical journal, for which I have drawn up an...
  7. University of Dundee Graduation Ceremony, Wed 19th June 2013

    Haven't address our Scottish University education in Scotland so thought you might enjoyu this ceremony...



    http://youtu.be/m6h8qzeb4gc

    Alastair
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    Re: Life Sciences in Scotland

    Edinburgh BioQuarter 2010

    http://youtu.be/-ptQrRwoGHg?list=PLA27F144A7789EB9B

    Alastair
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    Life Sciences in Scotland

    In the 15th century, the world's first medical school was established in Aberdeen. During the eighteenth century, the first broadly-based education system for physicians and surgeons was established...
  10. A free Scotland? No, it's being fed into the Euro-blender

    Got this is from Robbie the Pict...

    If David Cameron wants to hurry Scotland out of the United Kingdom, he is going the right way about it. The more he says he loves the Union, the more I fear for...
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    My take on the Independence referendum

    I wanted to make a public statement about the Independence debate so it would be available at a later date to compare what happens in the future whatever the decision.

    I feel that there are many...
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    Newsletter 22nd August 2014

    Electric Scotland News

    The Scottish Studies Foundation invites you and your family and friends on its 23rd Annual Tall Ship Cruise on Sunday, August 31 on board Canada's largest sailing ship, the...
  13. Re: Tony from Canberra: Pity about the grotty Scots

    Most of us have an idea on what goes on in our own country but generally don't know that much of other countries other than perhaps the US as they so often drive world news these days.

    Alastair
  14. The official email of the British Prime Minister

    The official email of the British Prime Minister

    5 things to remember about the UK and Scottish independenceOn 18 September, voters in Scotland will be asked the question: "Should Scotland be an...
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    Re: Enigma Machine #76

    Mind and take loads of pictures of Nova Scotia Joan and send them in so I can post them on the Electric Canadian site and if you can add an article to go with them all the better! <grin>

    Alastair
  16. Thread: Easter Ross

    by Alastair
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    Easter Ross

    By Alexander Polson, J.P., F.E.I.S. (1914)

    Found this wee book of the area which includes Tain and Invergordon.

    You can read this at...
  17. Tony from Canberra: Pity about the grotty Scots

    Came across this article in the Scottish Review and wondered what our Aussie friends think about it? The article can be read at http://www.scottishreview.net/AlexBell169.shtml

    Alastair
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    Memoirs of a Banking House

    By Sir William Forbes of Pitsligo, Bart. (1860).

    The public is here presented with a Memoir, the genuine composition of Sir William Forbes, regarding the history of a mercantile establishment, of...
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    Re: New look to Electric Scotland

    Steve is now back from his festival duties so hopefully we can now restore the old History page in the next day or so.

    We are also experiencing some issues which we're exploring resolutions for. ...
  20. Special Prayer by the Knights Tempar (OSMTH)

    I recorded a special prayer developed by the Knights Templar (OSMTH) which is read by the Rev. Ron Matthewman at the Grand Prior of Canada's home at a special garden party on 17th August 2014.

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  21. Some of the work of the Knights Templar (OSMTH)

    I recorded a wee video of part of a talk given by the Rev. ROn Matthewman at a garden party at the Grand Priors home outside Windsor, Ontario on 17th August 2014.



    http://youtu.be/FWnfVXsstUE
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  22. Thread: RIP

    by Alastair
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    Re: RIP

    Neither of them work for me in Canada.

    Alastair
  23. Re: High-dose Flu Vaccine more effective in elderly, study finds, by Craig Boerner

    I've only ever had one flu shot and that was last year and I didn't get the flu.

    Alastair
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    Newsletter 15th August 2014

    Electric Scotland News

    We have now implemented the Ezoic system so most of you should be seeing our site presented in a new way with new menus, etc. It is still very early days of course and it...
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    A different kind of newsletter

    Trying a new type of video newsletter where I talk about a subject that is close to my heart - Thinking out of the box. You can see this at...


    http://youtu.be/cQETB7fgVnQ

    Alastair
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