Scottish Memories FEBRUARY2008
Our front cover this month from the lens of ace photographer Dennis Hardley shows Castle Kennedy as seen from the surrounding walled garden in Wigtownshire, three miles south east of Stranraer.
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Reaping The Shoals 2
Chiel,Fancy Thats,Wit And Wisdom
Forbidding Walls 5
The King In The Sewer 6
NEX TMON TH- 15TH ANN IVE RSA RY ISSU E OFSC OTTI SHMEM ORIE SMAGA ZINE !
The Man With The Clout 8
Sounds Of Scotland 11
Land Of Raw Courage 12
The Bold Highlandman 14
The Revolution That Never Was
The Merry Spinster 18
Not A Dull Boy 20
Dennis Hardley’s View Of The Month 24
From Fire And Flood 28
A Contrasting Image 32
The George Forbes Column,Time Capsule 35
Sleuthing In The Streets
Supernatural Scotland,Time Capsule 39
The Lethal Balfour Of Burleigh
Wigs And Bunnets 46
Next month in Scottish Memories • 15 Years Of Scottish Memories Magazine • Hi-jinks Storming The Castle • Hunters On The Prowl • Spring Songs • Building For The Future • Western Stronghold
March issue on sale Thursday,February 21st.
View Of The Month
The Dennis Hardley View of the Month
in this issue is a panorama of Rannoch
Moor in the central Highlands; and it can
be seen in all its glory on pages 24 and 25.