Scottish Memories MARCH2009
Chiel,Fancy Thats,Wit And Wisdom
Our front cover this month from the lens of ace landscape photographer Dennis Hardley is of picturesque Anstruther Habour in the East Neuk of Fife.
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Blessed And Cursed 7
Aches And Pains
Hunting The Spoot
New Notes On Old Themes
Sounds of Scotland
Bravest Of The Brave 14
A Good Beginning 18
Dennis Hardley’s View Of The Month 24
A Fairytale Romance 28
Romancing The Stone 34
The George Forbes Column
Pick And Mix
The Chicken Run 38
Supernatural Scotland,Time Capsule 39
The Rustle Of Spring 44
Next month in Scottish Memories • A Different Breed • A Cultural First • April Awakes • Trying The Good Life • Broadswords And Burgers • The Land Of Sweets
April issue on sale Thursday,March 19th.
View Of The Month
In this issue it is a panoramic sweep of th e
green pasturelands below Ben Cruachan in
Argyll; and it can be viewed in all its glo ry
on pages 24 and 25.