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The Art of Conversation, St Cecilia’s Hall, 23rd November

  • Posted on: 16/11/2019

It is 1763 and you have been invited to attend a concert at St Cecilia’s Hall, Scotland’s famous, newly-built concert hall. You have the perfect outfit. Your accessories (including a beautiful fan) are all of the latest style. You have …

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Jasper’s Jottings: Bedding Down for the Winter

  • Posted on: 16/11/2019

The Muriel & Jasper blog was begun as an experiment to see if we could engage those who would not normally read a “history blog”. We have covered many topics of the 1950s, and there will always be a nugget …

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Muriel’s Musings: Buchanan Street Banter

  • Posted on: 09/11/2019

At The Rogano “Good morning Mrs Wylie, how lovely to welcome you once again at The Rogano, Glasgow’s premier eating establishment, after supper at your much sought after and rarely found town house of course.” “You are too kind, one …

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Hallowe’en 1959

  • Posted on: 01/11/2019

Muriel and Jasper’s blog continues to find a home here with Artemis. Posted on Fridays to reflect life 60 years ago. Traditionally there is something a little different at this time of year to reflect Hallowe’en and All Saints Day. …

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