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Time To Propose Chiel, Fancy Thats,Wit And Wisdom An Epic In Stone Last Voyage Of A Russian Cruiser Fickle Fame Return Of The Master Sounds Of Scotland Tartanry Triumphant! Shipshape And Ready For Sea Beleaguered, Bedraggled And Benighted 2 4 5 6 8 10 11 12 14
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Our front cover this month from the lens of ace landscape photographer Dennis Hardley is a suitably seasonal and frosty scene near Newtonmore in Strathspey.
A Time Of Transition Burning With The Word Dennis Hardley’s View Of The Month The Atlantic Light Newsﬂash ‘78 With A Lilt In Our Step Coming Attractions The George Forbes Column Glowing Embers Of Nostalgia Time Capsules The Silver Bullet Supernatural Scotland,Time Capsule Mailbox Poets Corner January Jaunts Two Fisted Territories
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