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Return of the Gloaming

With the clocks set to British Summer Time,
we have the return of the gloaming,
that very special time of the day.

The clock may be registering 8:18pm. 170 more words

"Life On Tiree"

Sir Harry Lauder

Sir Henry “Harry” Lauder was born on the  4 August 1870. He was a Scottish Music Hall and vaudeville theatre singer and comedian, and a substantial landowner. 511 more words

A little Belgian girl dances the hornpipe

A young refugee had learnt English folk dances in her time in Berkshire.


On Wednesday, Jan. 5th, the usual Christmas Social was held in the Brownlow Hall at 7 o’clock. 51 more words

Life On The Home Front

Monopolizing the Limelight: Irish Cinema and Politics in Autumn 1915

In late August 1915, a Dublin Evening Mail columnist urged readers to pay more attention to such politicians as Winston Churchill than to celebrities. “It would undoubtedly be very bad for the nation,” s/he argued, 2,186 more words

Charlie Chaplin


The tartan is a multifaceted signifier. Here are a few examples of the tartan and America. It can be worn by the outsider to fit in with the Scots (who aren’t wearing it at all). 62 more words


Tribute to Darrell

Last week we lost one of our best friends and staunchest supporters, Darrell Baker. In between the last e-mails we exchanged a few weeks ago and our plan to call him this weekend for his 69th birthday, pancreatic cancer intervened, and now he’s gone in a flash. 536 more words

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