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    Re: Israel Gaza Conflict

    The moslem religion is actually against all other religions and it doesnt embrace tolerance which is the root cause of all the conflict.

    "Muslims believe that the Qur'an is the absolute and final...
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    Re: Better Scalloped Potatoes

    I guess you could bl the potatoes and then mix up a sauce in a frying pan and then drop the cooked potatoes into the mix and co er them with the sauce.

    Alastair
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    No newsletter for 19th September 2014

    No newslettetr this week I'm afraid.

    Went into Toronto Friday and on the Saturday night Sunday morning I got a bleed in my good eye and on Monday it looked like a veil had gone over my whole eye...
  4. Thread: Alastair

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    Alastair

    just to say I got a bleed in my good eye and can;t read the screen so might be a few more days untill I am back.
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    A look back at the life of Ian Paisley

    I noted the announcement of the death of Ian Paisley and there is a tribute to him at...

    http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-northern-ireland-28675693

    Alastair
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    Re: Vegetable pakoras

    In Scotland they made a feature of the dipping sauce to go with them but here in Canada you only get offered Tamarine or Mango Chutney. Mind you both are acceptable. In Scotland they usually serve...
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    Newsletter 12th September 2014

    To see what we've added to the Electric Scotland site view our What's New page at:
    http://www.electricscotland.com/whatsnew.htm

    To see what we've added to the Electric Canadian site view our...
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    Re: The Tax System explained in Beer.

    I was just working on ocr'ing in an article from a magazine so had the program up anyway which made me think of doing it <grin>

    Alastair
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    Re: National park of US

    The video I put up for John Muir sure has some beautiful scenery in it.

    Alastair
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    Re: Tourism in Scotland

    I would recommend Dollar Glen which is in the foothills of the Ochil Hills along from Stirling. A great place for a picnic and if you walk up the glen you come to Castle Campbell with great views. ...
  11. Glimpses of Church and Social Life in the Highlands in Olden Times

    By Alexander MacPherson, FSA Scot. (1893)

    “But lead me, O Malvina! to the sound of my woods; to the roar of my mountain streams. Let the chase be heard on Cona; let me think on the days of other...
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    Re: The Tax System explained in Beer.

    In the event you can't view the graphic here is the text...

    Suppose that every day, ten men go out for beer and the bill for all ten comes to $100. If they paid their bill the way we pay our...
  13. Neil Oliver talking about the importance of History

    You can watch this talk at...


    http://youtu.be/XUutdlJ7V3M

    Alastair
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    Re: National park of US

    We have a page for John Muir at http://www.electricscotland.com/history/muir/index.htm

    Within that page you can then go to http://www.electricscotland.com/history/muir/vol5.htm where there is a...
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    Newsletter 5th September 2014

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

    Electric Scotland News

    Lord Lyon has now officially distinguished between Clan Ewing and Clan...
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    Communion Sunday

    To which is added certain Discources from a University City by Andrew Kennedy Hutchison Boyd (1873)

    I've always been interested in the old way of celebrating Communion Sunday as there are many...
  17. Thread: Introduction

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    Sticky: Re: Introduction

    Well we're all mostly of Scottish descent here but we certainly cover lots of topics many of which have nothing to do with Scotland.

    Alastair
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    Re: A New Family Member

    Many congratulations Elda.. you are sure building your own clan <grin>

    Alastair
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    Newsletter 29th August 2014

    Electric Scotland News

    We've been taking a wee break from our normal activities. John in Cyprus is in the middle of the hottest and most humid period and decided to take a 2 week break. Likewise I...
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    Scotland - A Police State?

    I have been commenting recently on how the state in Scotland seems to be increasingly authoritative. Like we now have just one national police force with many more police armed as routine instead of...
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    The Recreations of a Country Parson

    By Andrew Kennedy Hutchison Boyd (1866)

    THIS is Monday morning. It is a beautiful sunshiny morning early in July. I am sitting on the steps that lead to my door, somewhat tired by the duty of...
  22. Autobiographical Journal of John MacDonald

    Schoolmaster and Soldier 1770-1830 with Introduction, Illustrations and Notes by the Rev. Angus MacKay, M.A. (1906)


    PREFACEThe following autobiographical journal, for which I have drawn up an...
  23. University of Dundee Graduation Ceremony, Wed 19th June 2013

    Haven't address our Scottish University education in Scotland so thought you might enjoyu this ceremony...



    http://youtu.be/m6h8qzeb4gc

    Alastair
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    Re: Life Sciences in Scotland

    Edinburgh BioQuarter 2010

    http://youtu.be/-ptQrRwoGHg?list=PLA27F144A7789EB9B

    Alastair
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    Life Sciences in Scotland

    In the 15th century, the world's first medical school was established in Aberdeen. During the eighteenth century, the first broadly-based education system for physicians and surgeons was established...
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