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  1. Thread: Religion

    by Alastair
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    Religion

    For many centuries Religion has been very important to Scots and Scotland. You really can't read about her history without religion being discussed. This is why we have a large Religion section on...
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    Re: Long ago members....?

    I did try and contact Neil Fraser but no reply to my emails.

    Alastair
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    Re: British Nuclear Testing in Australia

    Have you noticed this thread has had over 21,000 views? That's pretty damn good.

    Alastair
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    Newsletter 5th February 2016

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

    Electric Scotland News

    Visitor Stats
    WOW!!! For the first time ever UK visitors have exceeded US...
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    Hiistory of Scotland

    I decided to add two publications to the site.

    The first is a 3 volume history of Scotland which to my mind is the best history of Scotland which takes you to just before WWI.

    You can read...
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    Re: A HAPPY BIRTHDAY

    I used to be able to eat that lot no problem but confess I was really really full after that lot so guess my stomach is shrinking.

    I ended up having a light prawn salad for my dinner whereas I...
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    Re: A HAPPY BIRTHDAY

    Thanks Ranald... had a great Scottish type breakfast as a treat so toast, eggs, bacon, sausage, black pudding, baked beans, hash browns and tomato. I'm now very full <grin>

    Alastair
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    Re: Canadian Economy

    The thing that concerns me is that we have no way to get our oil outside North America. I mean if we could get it to the East we'd open up Europe and Africa as a market and if we could get it to the...
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    Re: Canadian Economy

    Thanks Rick... very interesting.

    Alastair
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    Re: Newsletter 29th January 2016

    Thanks Gordon... Back in Moultrie, Georgia I was presented with a Superman top and the following year they gave me the cape but I refused to go the following year to avoid getting the tights! <grin>...
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    Re: Newsletter 29th January 2016

    We do have accounts of them on the site but likely mostly under our Scots Diaspora section. On the Electric Canadian site I do have a section for Pioneers and in there you will find many Scots...
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    Re: Newsletter 29th January 2016

    I knew that Sandy and I still don't actually understand why by living in the USA I can get increases but not in Canada. Very weird indeed.

    Alastair
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    Re: Newsletter 29th January 2016

    I'm already wearing braces o keep my pants up Gordon. Last time I wore a kilt it kept sliding down <grin>

    Alastair
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    Newsletter 29th January 2016

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

    Electric Scotland News

    Happy Birthday to Rabbie Burns
    Got an email in from Christopher Pratt which...
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    Re: Fun Music Video

    At the end of the above video I also notices this one....


    https://www.youtube.com/embed/tzgRw6V252s


    Alastair
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    Fun Music Video

    Got sent in this fun music video...


    https://www.youtube.com/embed/tzgRw6V252s


    Alastair
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    Re: Canadian Economy

    I think Canada and Australia have a lot of similarities Elda. We're both mineral wealthy so likely suffering in a similar way right now. I do know Canada has more fresh water than any other country...
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    Re: Canadian Economy

    This has been going on for years and I simply don't understand why we haven't made more progress.

    Alastair
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    Re: Canadian Economy

    It's actually quite difficult to get a clear picture on our oil industry. It seems we import billions of oil into Quebec and New Brunswick for our refineries. I don't actually understand why we...
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    Newsletter 22nd January 2016

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

    Electric Scotland News

    Updated my biography and Canadian Journal
    I did a bit of an update on my...
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    Re: Canadian Economy

    Well there are other nations without any Jets so why were they invited?

    Alastair
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    A Century of Scottish Life

    PREFACE TO THE SECOND EDITION

    THE first edition of this work having obtained a degree of favour much beyond its deserts, I have been encouraged carefnlly to revise every portion of it. The entire...
  23. Thread: Eagles

    by Alastair
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    Re: Eagles

    Here is a compilation of their songs....



    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-ZxRGNB5J_0


    Alastair
  24. Thread: Eagles

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    Eagles

    Due to the death of the writer of many of their songs I thought I should add them to our list of music stars...




    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=puHoadtIivc


    Alastair
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    Re: Canadian Economy

    I just heard on the news today that the IS planing meeting has not invited Canada to participate despite them being the only other country than the US flying bombing runs to both Iraq and Syria.
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