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  1. Scotland UN Committee - How Scotland got its Devolved Government

    Delighted to say we've now completed this set of documents which tells the true story of how Scotland got its devolved government. Lots of individual papers for you to read and we've pulled it all...
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    Electric Scotland 2015 Calendar

    Have created a one page calendar for 2015. The picture is from the fishing village of St Monans in the East Neuk of Fife.

    http://www.electricscotland.com/2015.pdf

    Having downloaded it you...
  3. Audrey Rose and Colin Kaepernick's CHARITY, see 7 yr old stand-up Comedy and singing

    Got this email in from Jim and thought I'd share it with you...

    Yes, it’s true! Audrey’s YouTube video filmed at the 2nd Annual Golf Tournament Fundraiser has surpassed 10,000 views since June...
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    Newsletter 21st November 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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    Autobiography of a Working Man

    By One who has whistled at the Plough. A new book we're stating.


    PREFACE

    With the exception of a very few passages, this Autobiography of a Working Man was originally written to be read...
  6. Re: Let talk about your favorite region of the world!

    Two of my favourite places are in Canada. One is Elliot Lake in Northern Ontario and the other is Cape Breton in Nova Scotia.

    Elliot Lake is an outsiders dream destination. They have some 1200...
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    Re: Better Scalloped Potatoes

    I really cook all my own meals and rarely eat out. I do eat a wide mix of dishes although breakfast tends to be fairly predictable. My main meals can often be dishes that will last two or three...
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    Newsletter 14th November 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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    Wilkie Collins

    A Biography by Kenneth Robinson.

    John Henderson suggested we might serialise this book on the site. His father was Irish and his mother a Scot and the opening chapter tells the story of his...
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    List of Works Relating to Scotland

    Compiled by George F. Black (1916). This is the same author of the book "Surnames of Scotland".

    Essentially what he has done is list all the books about Scotland that he could find in any...
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    Re: Book list

    Thanks for the offer John but I'll pass on that. However as Deeside is part of Aberdeenshire I do have a book at my disposal here which covers that area so will now see about getting that up on the...
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    Re: Book list

    Many thanks for this list John.

    There are a number of books which look interesting but given the publishing date we would be unable to place them on the site. As a general guide we can't put up...
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    Newsletter 7th November 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 Heart of Scotland

    Happy to see the list John. In fact I got a list of books from someone else recently and found a real cracker from it which I hope to get up at some point.

    Alastair
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    The Heart of Scotland

    Some years ago now I found the book "Bonnie Scotland" Painted by Sutton Palmer and Described by A R Hope Moncrieff (1904). I thought the colour paintings were excellent and I really enjoyed reading...
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    Re: Village of the Templars

    By all accounts this was a superb dig with a number of firsts for the archaeologists. Thanks for sharing... enjoyed this one.

    Alastair
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    Re: Kendra MacGillivray

    And here is a video of her brother playing.... Troy MacGillivray and Tim Edey - Celtic Colours 2010


    http://youtu.be/xhV-7_mAAJs


    Alastair
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    Kendra MacGillivray

    From Cape Breton to Tokyo, Dallas to Denmark, Edinburgh and back to the Glencoe Dance Hall, Kendra MacGillivray has play them all. She's one of Nova Scotia's busiest young performers. She has played...
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    Re: Village of the Templars

    I did see this one a few years back and thanks for posting it up again. I do love these Time Team videos I have to say.

    As it happens I've just come back in from attending the Knights Templar...
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    Re: Where do the years go?

    We did use that system for a while but it had a lot of bugs. I liked the old webboard system but they got bought out and then charged $6,000 a year for support so we said thanks but no thanks. I...
  21. Re: Bid to save Union Chain Bridge for bicentenary

    We do really need to preserve important historical buildings like this as it's one of the reasons people travel to the UK with our historical heritage. And we also need to put up information sign...
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    Re: Where do the years go?

    From memory I think we've had a web board of some sort for 18 years now Elda. Of course we also had forums in our old Almac BBS so I could claim we've been around for 30 years!

    Alastair
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    Re: Newsletter 31st October 2014

    And it also included McIntye county as well I happened to note <grin> Mind you couldn't find out anything about McIntyre country which would have made an interesting article for the McIntyre clan.
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    Newsletter 31st October 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: Where do the years go?

    She was absolutely right about that Elda. The years seem to be flying by these days.

    It doesn't seem that long ago since we all met at the Falkirk Wheel.

    Alastair
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