Scottish Memories JANUARY2009
Our front cover this month from the lens of landscape photographer Dennis Hardley is a winter scene looking towards the Cairngorms from near Newtonmore in the Badenoch area.
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Well,Here’s A Hand...
Chiel,Fancy Thats,Wit And Wisdom
The Black Vault 5
The Salesman And The Sand Dance
HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!
We at Scottish Memories Magazine would like to take this opportunity to wish our many readers, at home and abroad, a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year which hopefully in the months ahead will contain many good memories!
The Fair And Fickle Maid 8
Voices On The West Wind
Sounds Of Scotland 11
The Great Chase 14
Fury Over The Forth 16
Sidlaw Sojourns 18
Dennis Hardley’s View Of The Month 24
Des Res – Two Thousand Years Ago
Back Doon The Brae 32
The George Forbes Column
Mrs Barbour’s Army 38
Supernatural Scotland,Time Capsule
The Leg Museum 46
Next month in Scottish Memories • Atlantic Outpost • February Frescoes • The Battle Of The Butts • Arthur And The Stone • Bewitched Birds • A Town For All Seasons
View Of The Month
February issue on sale Thursday,January 22nd.
The Dennis Hardley View of the Month is o f
Loch Etive from north Connel in Argyll; and it
can be seen more fully on pages 24 and 25 .