“The Lady’s Companion”

  • Posted on: 04/07/2020

This week we get a peek into a lady’s magazine from 1893 which has an unusual connection to Muriel. Antics in the Attic of a Full Fronted Victorian Villa “Sorry to keep you waiting Mrs T. I didn’t mean to …

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Jasper’s Jottings: Midsummer Merriment

  • Posted on: 26/06/2020

Poles Apart “If you could do something about the Hosta I should be most grateful, young auld Jock. The snails are having a feast. Mind the goose’s head.” “Aye ken Mr Wylie sir. Onythin’ else?” “Mrs Wylie says that when …

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Muriel Is Revolting

  • Posted on: 20/06/2020

This week we discover what was happening in George Square, Edinbugh 60 years ago…. At Waverley Station  “Come on Madam, hurry up! You are keeping this train waiting and if I don’t blow my regulation whistle in the next ten …

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Just What Is Your Simply Marvellous Day Like, Muriel?

  • Posted on: 12/06/2020

Chilly for June Finally it is summer, well at least what passes for early summer in ‘Shangri La’, or Scotland as it is generally known. May was glorious, but something cruel always seems to happen as we approach the school …

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