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Monday, 1 March 2010
Unreliable geographies by Aeneas McHaarNo. 5: Lower Broughton, Salford, England53º 29’ N, 2º 15’ W Between 1947 and 2008, those crossing the Water of Leith by the Powderhall Destructor made use...
Monday, 1 March 2010
Each year at Drummond CHS we remember the millions who died in the Holocaust and in other genocide attacks since World War II, writes Annie Scanlon the school Librarian. This year  Shirley-Anne...
Monday, 1 February 2010
As described in Issue 177, Pilrig Fiddlers offer Scottish traditional folk music classes to children and their families. Students are taught in a small class by some of the best young fiddlers and...
Monday, 1 February 2010
Unreliable geographies by Aeneas McHaarNo. 4: Beaver Bank, Nova Scotia, Canada44º 48’ N, 63º 41’ WThose planning a meal out in Beaver Bank, Nova Scotia, would be well advised to read an online...
Monday, 1 February 2010
View the hard-to-imagine and even harder-to-film remodelling of Broughton St Mary's Parish Church by clicking on the jpeg below.Gloomy rooms and a huge rubble-filled cave have been transformed by...
Monday, 1 February 2010
Jim Inch, Director of Corporate Services at City of Edinburgh Council, contacted all staff on 14 January outlining ways to reduce staffing costs. Spurtle received a transcript of this message which...
Friday, 1 January 2010
George Park has written a book – see Issue 178– about former St Bernard’s Football Club, once a local giant on the Scottish scene but now mostly forgotten. He told Spurtle all about it. I’ve...
Friday, 1 January 2010
As reported in Issue 178, Jon Reid has left Drummond CHS for pastures old.In Issue 149 we asked how long such a young and ambitious professional would remain. ‘I’m here to make a difference, and a...
Friday, 1 January 2010
Unreliable geographies by Aeneas McHaarNo. 3: Broughton Island, New South Wales, Australia32º 35’ S, 152º 20’ E A low, scroggy outcrop of rock, Broughton Island is roughly 1.5 miles wide and...
Friday, 1 January 2010
Here is another stunning item from Drummond CHS Librarian Annie Scanlon’s collection  of swimwear and beach paraphernalia. Like the cap featured in Issue 178, it dates from the 1960s. ‘I...

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