Echoes 17  2011

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Or you can download the individual articles listed below:

A Daring Young Man in A flying Machine The story of Willie Calder, Tarland’s own Spitfire pilot, as told by Dorothy Reid

The Changing Scenes Uf LifeJoyce Marchant researches the lives of two of her great-grandparents in 19th C Aberdeen

Cattanach Of BellastraidOne of John Grant Michie’s Deeside Tales (1872) about a murder at Milton of Logie

Life In The Crofts Of DrummyTaken from conversations with Peter Lamont as recorded by Jan Healey

Sustainable Living – in Glengairn in the 19th CenturyExtracts from The Dee From The Far Cairngorms by Ian Murray

An Excursion to Glenesk –  A geological journey through distance and time by Michael Rattray

Those Were The DaysA Tarland company’s staff photo and the story behind it

Lighting lamps and other jobsA conversation with Rob Adam recorded by Jan Healey

Coull ChurchSome notes on the history of Coull and its church from a talk by Jane Geddes

George Gordon, the Tarland BlacksmithThe poignant story behind a family photo as told by Graham Bruce

The Slochs o’ CarvieWorking out the origins of this and other similar local landscape features

Malcolm Canmore in CromarA wonderfully told tale from The Legends o’ the Braes o’ Mar by John Grant (1876)

Bad Days in the Wild WestA portrait of Tarland in the 1970s as observed by Sheila Hamilton of the P & J

Doddie Milne’s Day O’ The GreenA humorous poem by Jimmy Bremner about his mother-in-law’s washing habits