Scottish Memories MAY2007
Our front cover this month from the lens of ace landscape photographer Dennis Hardley is of the spectacular scenery common to the Cuillin peaks on Skye as seen from the shore at Strathaird Point in Elgol.
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Chiel,Fancy Thats,Wit And Wisdom
The Pink Sandstone Palace
Hoarding The Past,Directing The Future 6
Those Brown Legged Days
And All That Jazz!
Sounds Of Scotland
The One Who Got Away
Gi’e Us The Ba’!
An Enduring Landscape
Dennis Hardley’s View Of The Month 24
Digging For Dearest Mother
A Bed Of Roses
The George Forbes Column
The Rough Bounds 36
Supernatural Scotland,Time Capsule 39
Next month in Scottish Memories • Orkney Bootlegging • A Caged Flier • The Oracle • A Good Night Out • From Raiders To Traders • Summer Scenes
June issue on sale Thursday,May 24th.
View Of The Month
In this issue it is a panoramic sweep acro ss
the River Tweed at Peebles in the Borde rs
and can be viewed in all its glory
on pages 24 and 25.