Scottish Memories NOVEMBER2008
Our front cover this month from the lens of landscape photographer Dennis Hardley is of Achnacloich Castle and gardens on Loch Etive in Argyll.
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Ankle Sock Days
Chiel,Fancy Thats,Wit And Wisdom
A Towering Presence 5
The Fleet In Peril
Big Skies And Flat Horizons
The Boys From Cambusnethan Street 10
Sounds Of Scotland 11
Hebridean Temple 13
Afoot In The Kingdom 14
Networking The Isles 16
Climate Change,Prehistoric Style
Dennis Hardley’s View Of The Month 24
Bikes To Barcelona 28
Camp Desolation 32
The George Forbes Column
Supernatural Scotland,Time Capsule
Next month in Scottish Memories • Repel All Boarders!...true yarns of a Scot among the pirates of the Caribbean. • Capturing The Black Death...dark deeds in a medieval keep. • A Nautical Heritage...floating museums on Clydeside. • The Long And Winding Road...exploring Fife. • A Tang Of Yesteryear...more olfactory nostalgia. • Wintry Wilds...a seasonal pictorial display.
December issue on sale Thursday,November 20th. www.scottish-memories.co.uk
View Of The Month
In this issue it is a busy scene in the picture sque
harbour of Elie, one of the coastal fishing
villages in the East Neuk of Fife; and it can be
seen in all its glory across pages 24 and 25 .