Scottish Memories JULY2008
Our front cover this month from the lens of landscape photographer Dennis Hardley is of Ballindalloch Castle on the River Spey in Banffshire.
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Underneath The Granite
Chiel,Fancy Thats,Wit And Wisdom
Many Towered Sentinel 5
The Not So Quiet Man 6
Striking A Chord
Sounds Of Scotland 11
Manning The Topgallants
Mixed Luck On The Mull 18
Dennis Hardley’s View Of The Month 24
The Cave Of Skulls
A Quiet Day In The Tropics
Coming Attractions 34
The George Forbes Column
Sea-King’s Burial 36
The Coach Now Leaving...
Supernatural Scotland,Time Capsule 39
Next month in Scottish Memories • Scottish Jousting On London Bridge • Haunted Shorelines • August Idylls • Heroics In A Tin Can • Three Caledonian Tenors • Horseshoes And Hawthorns
August issue on sale Thursday,July 24th.
View Of The Month
The Dennis Hardley View of the Month is of
Kenmore village on Loch Tay, Perthshire, and it
can be viewed more fully on pages 24 an d 25.