Scottish Memories JULY2007
Our front cover this month from the lens of ace photographer Dennis Hardley is of the walled garden at Pollok House on Glasgow’s south side. The park also houses the world famous Burrell Collection.
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Batten Down The Hatches!
Chiel,Fancy Thats,Wit And Wisdom
A Desirable Property
Waifs And Strays
Storming The Abbey 8
Beating The Big Drum 10
Sounds Of Scotland
The Doctor And The Demons
The Lady Traveller 14
Gangsters Of The Glens
The Broken Hearted 18
Dennis Hardley’s View Of The Month 24
The Wee School Sports 28
The Stolen Bride And Her Silver Knight 32
The George Forbes Column
Bring Out Your Dead 38
Supernatural Scotland,Time Capsule 39
Tam Broon’s Schooldays
Next month in Scottish Memories • Flying The Flag Abroad • The Highland Host • The Time Of The Toffs • The Lairds Of Tolquhon • John McNab Lives • Secret Stairs And Dungeons
August issue on sale Thursday,July 19th.
View Of The Month
The Dennis Hardley View of the Month is
of a puffer berthed by Easdale in Argyll
and it can be viewed in all its glory on
pages 24 and 25.