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James Nisbet Escapes at Crossford and near Shotts #History #Scotland

After he became a fugitive in early 1685, James Nisbet appears to have mainly stayed in his native Ayrshire. However, on at least one occasion he crossed the River Clyde and journeyed to a Lanarkshire moor with strong associations with field preaching. 207 more words


a Japanese moment

It’s Haibun Monday at dVerse tonight and we are prompted by Toni Spencer to write a free for all Haibun. Here’s how she set up the challenge. 248 more words


A Flag For Lanarkshire

Philip Tibbetts’s Lanarkshire proposal, depicts elements found in the arms of the former county council

which in turn repeats the charge of a red heart, included in the arms of one of the locally important families, the Clan Douglas… 110 more words


Handbags wanted!

Many women have old handbags lurking at the back of their wardrobes, either used or waiting to be used ‘some day’. Cumbernauld Old might just have the solution. 169 more words


New College Lanarkshire: petition share

To share a petition to a college, New College Lanarkshire, raised by an Asperger and transgender student. www.change.org/p/new-college-lanarkshire-revoke-discriminatory-disciplinary-action-in-college-772798b4-86ee-4bbd-a90c-51c51c94eff5

His account describes shockingly mediaeval corrupt selectivity towards evidence, including ignoring evidence and acting on refuted evidence while ignoring its refutation. 383 more words

Making History: The ‘Lost’ Bible of Alexander McCubbin, Hanged in 1685 #History #Scotland

In early 1685, Alexander McCubbin was summarily hanged at Hallhill in Irongray parish, probably for suspected involvement in a violent attack on the local minister by some Society people. 580 more words


Hundreds of vulnerable Lanarkshire patients now left without a dentist

Two and a half years. That is a long long time to be working on one basic skill. Yet that is exactly how long it has taken my severely autistic son to get to this stage. 734 more words

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