Scottish Memories NOVEMBER2007
Our front cover this month from the lens of ace landscape photographer Dennis Hardley is of Doune Castle’s ruins as seen from the River Teith in Perthshire.
Chiel,Fancy Thats,Wit And Wisdom
Palatial Surroundings 5
A Glass That Revives 6
Double Murder On The Tourist Trail
On The Fiddle
Sounds Of Scotland
A Candle In The West Wind
East End Igloo
Among The Fallen
The Poppy Poet
Dennis Hardley’s View Of The Month 24
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More Than A Monster 28
Keeping Up Appearances
Coming Attractions 34
The George Forbes Column
Dinner At Eight
The Last Rebel
Supernatural Scotland,Time Capsule 39
Messing About In Boats
The Lost Years
Next month in Scottish Memories • The Mermaid’s Secret Lair • Bigots And Batons • Rolling Down To Antarctica • Taming The South West • Roaming The Angus Hills • Winter Wonderland
December issue on sale Thursday,November 22nd.
View Of The Month
In this issue it is of an auld brig in
Glen Croe, Argyll, and can be seen
on pages 24 and 25.