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In this day in Scottish history

07 January 1800: storm January 1800 was long remembered for a ‘Great Storm’ that battered the East Coast for three weeks. The gales blew from the southeast, driving vessels against the rocky Aberdeenshire coast. On the seventh January, eleven ships were … Continue reading

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Memories of a past life

Many years ago, in a different life, I was a postman in the Scottish Borders. When the days close in as they do now, I remember these old days: Winter mornings were the most memorable, whatever the weather. Sometimes it was … Continue reading

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