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Muriel’s Musings: It’s The Planning That Counts

  • Posted on: 23/10/2020

A quick look at what’s going on this week in world of October 1960, then it’s down to the Rural Bolthole and the simply marvellous Muriel and Jasper!  World Affairs, Social Realism, and The Real Business It is October 1960. …

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Muriel’s Musings On Many Things

  • Posted on: 18/10/2020

Time to turn the clock back 60 years to the world of Muriel and Jasper. Today we meet Muriel in conversation with Mrs Travers….  You Just Need More Self-Belief “Have you any plans this morning, Mrs Wylie?” “Only those thrust …

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Happy Birthday, Artemis Scotland

  • Posted on: 16/10/2020

It was on this day 20 years ago that Artemis Scotland came into being in the world of heritage interpretation. Jackie Lee stepped out into Dumfries Museum as Mrs Gladys Scott, a housewife on the Home Front in 1942.  There …

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Muriel’s Musings: October Reflections

  • Posted on: 09/10/2020

  The Trouble with Abroad Who would believe that September has passed so quickly? In the wider world a lot seems to be happening, that is worrying. The German Democratic Republic (a likely story), which is quite near the rest of …

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