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Arran: a history By Thorbjørn Campbell

This book was bought on the last day of our recent trip to Arran, so I did not start to read it until we had returned home. The first chapter is entitled ‘Early Times’ and describes the geology. The Highland … Continue reading

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The Borders

I first travelled through the border country between Scotland and England when I was only six weeks old with my parents on their motorbike and sidecar. Since then countless trips have been made for both work and pleasure, crossing the … Continue reading

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Noise

My travels have kept me away from the shop in the last couple of weeks. The last time I was in, this book attracted me. Over 10 years ago, my experience of sound and listening changed as I had developed … Continue reading

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Articles of interest in the Quarterly Review

Our antiquarian expert John Williams, has compiled a list of the articles in the Quarterly Review I mentioned in October (Published by John Murray, Albemarle Street, London)           1809 August pp 155-180 Insanity. “. “. “. “. … Continue reading

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Books about politics and history

With a general election looming we have found a number of books on politics and history that are of interest. This is one of them: Another that caught my eye was this potent reminder of our industrial past: It has an … Continue reading

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