Monthly Archives: April 2011

Up a Tree K.I.S.S.I.N.G? – Sepia Saturday

I picked a random photo from Great Granny’s album for this Saturday.  It is dated around 1928, and again, we have Granny messing about with her pals, the Hardie boys. Granny graduated from the “Edinburgh School of Cookery and Domestic … Continue reading

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Greyfriars Bobby – Sentimental Sunday

Greyfriars Bobby isn’t related to me – he was a little Skye Terrier whose name makes Edinburgh folk very sentimental, and is known all over the world for his loyalty to his master, John Gray.  When John died and was … Continue reading

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1911 Scottish Census Cake anyone? Wordless Wednesday

The 1911 Scottish Census data was released yesterday and there was a party atmosphere in the search rooms at Register House in Edinburgh.  I took a few photos (check out the cake!) and posted them on my other blog, Scottish … Continue reading

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The Minister – Sepia Saturday

The minister’s a fraud!  Well, only in so far as he’s not actually a minister – he’s a doctor, my Uncle Ron. I found this photo in my Granddad’s album of other photos of Ron and family from around 1984. … Continue reading

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