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    Re: European Union

    Alastair,

    That is some very serious viewing time there...................but it is a very complex and seemingly divisive subject by all accounts........

    Gordon.
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    Re: Jamaica Street, Glasgow (1901)

    It certainly has excellent detail as John noted, it's always interesting when footage such as this emerges from the archives.:cool:

    As to the familiar scenes; why not ask Elda...............some...
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    Re: Best to my friends on ES!

    Hi Joan,

    I thought the little Shetlands were much more handsome than I,
    however here is a "Vintage" image of me... circa early 1938 ..... :cool::cool::cool::angelic:


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    Re: Best to my friends on ES!

    Best wishes to all from "Way downunder" [Tasmania] ,hope everbody enjoys themselves and stays safe.

    15621562


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    Gordon. and the 2 Shetlands. "Paluka Karma" and "Paluka...
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    Re: DISAPERRING GUN

    John,

    While we are on the topic of historic places, [with special reference to NZ] here is one site that may interest you if has not been mentioned before.

    The Future of New Zealand War
    Sites...
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    Re: DISAPERRING GUN

    John,

    One item that was strange about the Maori War was that the Maori War medal [pictured at the link]...
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    Re: DISAPERRING GUN

    John,

    The mention of the "Armstrong Gun" brought to mind something mentioned by my Gt Grand Uncle who served in the Maori Wars. 2nd Waikato Regiment, raised in Australia. He mentioned moving this...
  8. Re: Scotland UN Committee - How Scotland got its Devolved Government

    Alastair,

    A very informative and historical read, [I'm only just starting to gradually digest it all] . Watching your video on this weeks Newsletter brought it back to mind,

    I've now added...
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    Re: Newsletter 28th November 2014

    The story....... the "Highland Garb" was a great read.
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    Re: Newsletter 21st November 2014

    That link to the "New" Monoply game [Scottish version] is good. clicking on the link to the Scottish views is great.

    Gordon.
  11. Re: Andrea Beaton & Troy Mac Gillivray , Nova Scotia Fiddlers

    Joan,
    Try a link through this area, it may help you [I hope]

    http://www.electricscotland.org/showthread.php/4673-Kendra-MacGillivray?p=15988

    Gordon.
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    Re: Kendra MacGillivray

    Alastair,
    One more for you...............


    Published on Dec 13, 2012

    Kendra MacGillivray, renowned Celtic fiddler and instructor at the Holland College School of Performing Arts, performs...
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    Re: Village of the Templars

    Alastair,

    Here is one that may interest you, from one tiny area the search a trove of finds............

    Time Team S14-E01 Finds in the Fairway, Isle of Man .

    Published on Mar 21, 2013
    ...
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    Re: Where do the years go?

    That's an awful long time to use an illustrated abacus.:wink::cool:
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    Re: Where do the years go?

    Alastair,

    Was there also access via "Gossamer Forum" going back years?? I have notes and seem to remember having problems at the time, eventually went in through 'electricscotland'

    Gordon.
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    Village of the Templars

    Time Team S03-E03 Village of the Templars (Templecombe, Somerset) .

    The Knights Templar were a major power in the 12th and 13th centuries protecting pilgrims on their way to the Holy Land....
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    Re: For there is hope. Jan Stepek story

    Now a litle more for those who cannot access the film...........................

    Danuta Stepek Bieńkowska - Polish Scottish Heritage . Published on Oct 27, 2014

    The Stepek family...
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    Re: For there is hope. Jan Stepek story

    I cannot get it either................however here is a short video of interest..................

    Jan Stepek and Jimmy Logan 1960 .

    Published on Sep 28, 2014

    uploaded on the behalf of...
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    Re: Newsletter 24th October 2014

    Alastair,

    I found the article on "The Highland Emigration of 1770" a good read, thanks.

    Gordon.
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    The Drivers Friend.

    This is dedicated to all the males out there who have to bear this tiresome burden..:wink::tongue:
  21. Colorized Rare Photos - Quite Moving

    I have vague memories of posting this sometime before but now I have lost it :confused::crazy:


    Subject: Colorized Rare Photos - Quite Moving





    Turn on sound.
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    Re: The German SWASTICA

    Ranald,

    Quite an interesting article, It is surprising just how many people are unaware of the historical origins of the device.

    I have seen it many times in old photographs, a lot of times in...
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    Re: These green rectangles.

    Lizzie,

    I think I have found you on one of your original flights................... a chaming wee lasssie you were :cool::whistle::bateyes::love::bigwink::redrose::r ...
  24. Humans owe joy of sex to ancient fossilised Scottish

    As we are all aware the Scot has a fearsome reputation as a warrior, now science has discovered how Scots invented "Begatting" [of course any true decendant of that proud Celtic race would know that...
  25. Re: Silicon: After the chip, another revolution?

    Ranald,
    Great articles, all links worked for me OK.\\

    Gordon.
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