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  1. Re: THoughts on a Sunday Morning - 15th November 2020

    Thanks Alastair and Nola, I have been struggling against "woke" for some time, and had never thought of the parallels to colonization. Very helpful!
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    Re: Newsletter for 6th November 2020

    I'm in complete agreement with your opinion of mainstream media. Many years ago I worked with a media manager in a government department in British Columbia who very accurately observed that modern...
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    Re: Newsletter for 9th October 2020

    Happy Thanksgiving Alastair!
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    Re: Newsletter for 4th September 2020

    I thoroughly enjoyed the videos associated with the story this week. Blessings on all the local historians like James Rattray who do so much to keep these events alive!
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    Re: Newsletter for 14th August 2020

    Thanks Alastair, the quality is excellent and you're a patient man to do all that work on a flatbed! I'll check Epson scanners!
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    Re: Newsletter for 14th August 2020

    Hi Alastair, would it be a fair question if I asked what model of scanner you use to scan the books you refer to in the ES News, above? I'm considering an upgrade of my old flatbed and looking for...
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    Re: Newsletter for January 24th 2020

    Thanks for the updates Alastair and I hope the surgery was successful and that you had a bit of a chance to enjoy Burns night on Saturday. Thinking of you often, especially today when Brexit became...
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    Re: Newsletter for 27th December 2019

    Thanks for the exhaustive story on Auld Lang Syne Alastair, and have a Happy New Year and Hogmanay!
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    Re: Newsletter for 20th December 2019

    Have yourself a very Merry Christmas Alastair, and thanks for all you do to keep us informed and entertained!
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    Re: Newsletter for 1st November 2019

    My experience with Norton was similarly unsatisfactory. I used them for some years as they were available as a free add-on with some other program, but I decided to try McAfee on a friend's...
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    Re: Newsletter for 12th April 2019

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    This lass makes Brexit completely clear in very short order!
  12. Thread: The Canadians

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    Re: The Canadians

    A very good historical production. The closing remarks by Wade Davis may be a bit over the top, as is characteristic of him, but otherwise there is nothing that I would have any reason to question. I...
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    Re: Newsletter for 22nd March 2019

    Hi Alastair, regarding your email comment on Conrad Black's piece on SNC-Lavalin changing your mind, I do have to say that although I almost always agree with Black on most issues, I almost always...
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    Re: Kenneth Roy Memorial Service

    I have been a fan of Kenneth Roy for years and Wednesday mornings just aren't quite the same without his weekly "Review" columns, tho' Islay McLeod and Fiona are doing a credible job carrying on. The...
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    Re: Newsletter for 8th February 2019

    Hi Alastair, I'm behind on my reading so just catching up now with two quick comments:

    1. I totally agree with your assessment of the news media, and would add our bloated CBC into the mix. I'd...
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    Re: Alastair is 21 again!!!

    Happy Birthday Alastair, the best is yet to come!
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    Re: Newsletter 28th December 2018

    Happy New Year Alastair and all, and Happy Hogmanay too!
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    Re: Newsletter for 21st December 2018

    Wishing you a very Merry Christmas Alastair, with thanks for all your hard work keeping us informed and entertained.
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    God Speed Kenneth Roy

    I am sincerely saddened by the news that Kenneth Roy is terminally ill and has handed over the reins of the Scottish Review. I have subscribed to his weekly newsletter for years and have both his...
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    Re: Newsletter 5th October 2018

    Thanks Alastair, the email notice works fine so thanks for sticking with it and for keeping up the PDF posts previously. Have a Happy Thanksgiving!
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    Scottish Enlightenment on CBC Radio

    I am often impatient with our national broadcaster's agenda but CBC Radio is currently running an excellent three-part series on the Scottish Enlightenment. Yesterday's feature on antiquarian books...
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    Re: Alastair is 21 again!!!

    And best birthday wishes from Saskatchewan too Alastair. I'm just finishing up with 67, and it's no' so bad!
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    Re: Newsletter 26th January 2018

    And here's to a happy Burns day to Alastair and all who enjoy this great Electric site!
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    Re: Newsletter 22nd December 2017

    Merry Christmas Alastair, and likewise to all your merry readers! Thanks for all you do!
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    Re: Newsletter 24th November 2017

    Thanks for posting the text of the rousing speech by Nicholas Flood Davin. Here in the province of Saskatchewan he is being vilified by some for a report he submitted in 1879 on request of the...
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