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    Re: CHIEFTAIN OF ELECTRIC SCOTLAND

    You can edit your own posts but no others.

    Don't have a favourite verse although my favourite say is "You are only limited by your imagination".

    You should be able to read all messages at all...
  2. Thread: The Forester

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    The Forester

    Being Plain and Practical Directions for the Planting, Rearing, and General Management of Forest Trees by James Brown, Forester, Arniston (1847)

    PREFACE

    Having, for the period of fifteen years,...
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    Memories of his Time

    By Henry Cockburn

    “It occurred to me, several years ago, as a pity, that no private account should be preserved of the distinguished men or important events that had marked the progress of...
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    Scotch novels from the 1850's

    I found a review of 12 Scotch novels in the Edinburgh review and so I've extracted the article into a separate pdf and added a page from which you can download it. I've also found all 12 books so...
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    Re: CHIEFTAIN OF ELECRIC SCOTLAND

    Many thanks!

    Alastair
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    Re: Newsletter 18th April 2014

    It's Dr. Anjema that I'm seeing Hugh. He removed cataracts and implanted lenses in both eyes and as a result I had excellent vision. The problem is that I need to be referred to him through the...
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    Newsletter 18th April 2014

    Electric Scotland News

    The Edinburgh Review is another set of publications that I am starting to work on and am starting to extract a variety of articles to put up on the site.

    Searching our...
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    Re: New Mahjong game?

    I did find the game on the web but no option to install it into our Arcade.

    Alastair
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    Re: New Mahjong game?

    Had a quick look but didn't see it listed but will keep looking.

    Alastair
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    Newsletter 11th April 2014

    Electric Scotland News

    Scotland Week "soaring" success
    Bannockburn Live warriors, Scottish “Iron” Chefs and a breath-taking myriad of business meetings, media and trade events promote Scotland to...
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    Lindores Abbey and the Burgh of Newburgh

    This is a book I've had inn my possession for some time but never got around to publishing it on the site.

    Well that's now changed as I got a communication in from the owner providing some...
  12. With the Scottish Regiments at the Front

    By E Charles Vivian

    There are a collection of stories of the Scots regiments in WWI detailing some of their exploits.

    If one should ask any man, of any regiment of the British Army, what was...
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    Re: Canadian Slant on Islam.

    Just ridiculous... I quite agree. Seems somehow the West is now trying to eradicate Christians. Christians in the Middle East are being targeted and the West do nothing to prevent it.

    Alastair
  14. Andrew Lang as Man of Letters and Folk-Lorist

    I found a mention of Andrew Lang in a book I was working on and to my astonishment learned that he had produced 12 volumes of Fairy Books.

    Apparently some of the stories are from his own sources...
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    Newsletter 4th April 2014

    Electric Scotland News

    Get Ready For Arbroath Sea Fest 2014

    Arbroath Sea Fest 2014, which takes place at Arbroath Harbour on August 9+10, will be even bigger and better this year – if that’s...
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    Re: Sir Thomas Dick Lauder

    We are now up to chapter 6 of volume 1 Ranald. Not sure how you are seeing MS Word files. Are we talking about the same book "Lochandhu"?

    Alastair
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    Re: Sir Thomas Dick Lauder

    Hi Ranald... all three volumes are going up usually a couple of chapters per week. Once completed we have a 2 volume and 3 volume publication we will be adding and probably one other.

    John...
  18. Hickory Golf Association Information Video

    An interesting video. I confess I didn't know of this association.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JVr9k11RYTU

    Alastair
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    Bit of an update

    It's been a while since I posted in here so thought it was past time I gave you a bit of an update on what is happening on this web site at www.electriccanadian.com

    I've been working on a variety...
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    Re: Deaf woman hears for first time

    I couldn't get it to play Ranald but I did see it on the BBC Canada news program.

    There is a YouTuve video of it at


    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yqr0DpJjJFk

    Alastair
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    Newsletter 28th March 2014

    Electric Scotland News

    Beginning May 22, 2014, United will launch the first scheduled nonstop summer service between Chicago and Edinburgh.

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    To provide you with a flavour of discussions...
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    Sir Thomas Dick Lauder

    As I mentioned in the previous post I am now bringing you some of his books which I hope you'll enjoy.

    The first of these is "Lochandhu" which is in 3 volumes. I am adding these to his page in...
  23. Queen Victoria and Prince Albert's Trip to Scotland

    By Thomas Dick Lauder (1843)

    All who are acquainted with the difficulties attendant on any endeavour to discover truth, will at once be able to form some estimate of those which the Author has...
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    Scottish Ghost Stories

    By Elliot O'Donnell (1911)

    Found this wee collection of stories and thought it might be of interest.

    You can read these at http://www.electricscotland.com/kids/ghost/index.htm

    Alastair
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    Re: Some Literary Discussion re: TWO Books!

    I've been enjoying the books of Laurence Dahners who is writing a series about Ell Donaii. It's set in the near future and she has inherited genes from her parents which allow her fantastic reaction...
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