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  1. Thread: Rose Hill, NC

    by Alastair
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    Re: Rose Hill, NC

    Put a book up recently about Governor Angus McLean of North Carolina which you can read at http://www.electricscotland.com/webclans/m/maclean_angus.pdf

    Also we do have a lot of information about...
  2. Thread: Hello to all!

    by Alastair
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    Re: Hello to all!

    I stayed a few months in Kentucky on the West Virginia border near Williamson. I stayed in the Winter months so never saw any leaves on the trees so a bit stark.

    Also spent an hour on Christmas...
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    Re: Newsletter 27th February 2015

    I guess my point is that we need to get information out about Scottish Business and to me it really doesn't matter where people read about them as long as they read about them. So why don't they do a...
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    Newsletter 27th February 2015

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

    Electric Scotland News

    The 17th Annual New York Tartan Day Parade
    to be led by Graham McTavish,...
  5. Re: Community Home Support Assisting People or CHAP for short.

    We have meals and wheels service in Chatham as well. I've also just found out that there is another service locally called Spirit Express. It apparently started to deliver beer and spirits from the...
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    West Dumbartonshire Council

    I read an interesting article about how this council want to promote their area for tourism so I decided to do a YouTube video to explain one method they might use.


    The background article can be...
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    Re: Enigma Machine #100

    http://youtu.be/uj0wPrN_Y_4

    Alastair
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    Re: Better Scalloped Potatoes

    It's really easy... I just purchase a jar of butter or tiki masala curry sauce. Then cut up a breast of chicken and fry it in a little olive oil in a pot along with a diced up green pepper and small...
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    Re: Happy Thanksgiving

    Didn't do anything other than what I usually do. Not a holiday I celebrate myself.

    Alastair
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    Re: Scotland's History

    I have to say I've added lot of YouTube videos to the site but over time I've discovered they can be deleted for a variety of reasons. I did actually post up a page at...
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    Re: Newsletter 20th February 2015

    That's the one Ranald. I used to order one bacon roll and a buttered roll then took half the bacon out and put it in the buttered roll. There was so much bacon in it that it still make two great...
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    Re: Newsletter 20th February 2015

    When I visited Perth I used to visit the MacIntyre shop over the bridge as they did great morning rolls and Scotch pies.

    Also the main road between Perth and Dundee has a great milk bar on the...
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    Do we need all those extras?

    I've been looking at some of those car adverts and I can't help but think a lot f the new features they add can be dangerous.

    I mean by this things like adding twitter and facebook but also all...
  14. Into the West - Tales from the American West

    This is a 6 part video presentation telling Tales from the American West in the 19th century, told from the perspective of two families, one of white settlers and one of Native Americans. This was...
  15. Re: Community Home Support Assisting People or CHAP for short.

    I've created a page for CHAP at http://www.electriccanadian.com/lifestyle/chap/index.htm

    There is a food service in the UK Ranald and I've added a link to their site on the page.

    Alastair
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    Newsletter 20th February 2015

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

    Electric Scotland News
    I found this video where the Scottish Government is meeting in Aberdeen and...
  17. Re: Community Home Support Assisting People or CHAP for short.

    Well I've signed up for the housekeeping service Ranald and I plan to purchase a few of the meals to see what they are like. The cost is $7.00 per main meal.

    Alastair
  18. Community Home Support Assisting People or CHAP for short.

    I stumbled upon this program and I must say I was very impressed with the range of services they provide to anyone over 60 years of age. Here is a wee video that explains some of the services they...
  19. Re: Flower of Scotland "won't be made national anthem." by Brian Ferguson

    Given that it is an anthem then the Scottish Parliament in consultation could come up with some guidelines on what we'd like to see in an anthem and then as I say get a panel of all ages and...
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    Memoir of the Rev. Wm. C. Burns, M.A.

    Missionary to China from the English Presbyterian Church by the Rev. Islay Burns, D.D. (1870).

    The difficulty I anticipated in writing the Biography of one so nearly related to me was very soon...
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    Re: Enigma Machine #99

    Looks like everyone was up to the challenge <grin>

    Alastair
  22. Re: Flower of Scotland "won't be made national anthem." by Brian Ferguson

    It mentions Ireland in the song so probably not a good idea for an anthem.

    I think we should have a competition to try and find the best one.... mind you that's not to say we should pick the...
  23. Thread: Biographies

    by Alastair
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    Re: Biographies

    It was David Thomson's map making skills that established the boundary between Canada and the USA. Apparently his skills were so well considered that the USA just accepted his figures. The Lewis &...
  24. Thread: Biographies

    by Alastair
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    Biographies

    Came across 3 men that achieved amazing things for Canada. This was in part due to watching Ray Means series on Wilderness Canada.

    See Samuel Hearne who opened up the North West at...
  25. Canadian Special Operations Regiment (CSOR)

    Found this video and thought I'd share it...



    http://youtu.be/RhoJ0RyPpxs


    Alastair
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