Scottish Memories OCTOBER2008
Our front cover this month from the lens of top landscape photographer Dennis Hardley is a vista across the River Tay towards the centre of Perth.
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Chiel,Fancy Thats,Wit And Wisdom 4
Built To Last
Pukka Caledonia 6
Enduring The Storms 8
The Musical Mafia 10
Sounds Of Scotland
The Island Time Forgot 13
Felling The Forest 14
The Raid That Went Wrong
Dennis Hardley’s View Of The Month 24
Jumps,Jam And Blood 28
Cave Of Dreams 32
The George Forbes Column
Confronting The Barbarians
The Mad Gallop
Supernatural Scotland,Time Capsule 39
Sniffing About In The Past
Next month in Scottish Memories • The Fleet In Peril • Big Skies And Flat Horizons • Camp Desolation • Bothy Tales • Lethal Waters • Last Post
November issue on sale Thursday,October 23rd.
View Of The Month
In this issue it is a peaceful scene at
Stronachlachar pier at the south western e nd
of Loch Katrine in the Trossachs and can b e
seen in all its glory on pages 24 and 25.