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What Disraeli Said – Apparently

  • Posted on: 15/05/2021

Set exactly 60 years ago to the current date, the Muriel & Jasper blog is a mixture of fact and fiction rolled into one. Let us join Muriel and Mrs Travers on a shopping expedition in Glasgow’s  Sauchiehall Street with …

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The Merry Month of May

  • Posted on: 08/05/2021

May – Not Impressed! If truth be told Muriel, my lady wife, is not very keen on the beginning of May. There are some personal memories of this time which are difficult to deal with. Of course, I refer to …

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At Home with Muriel Wylie, April 1961

  • Posted on: 30/04/2021

Good morning. This is the BBC Scottish Programme on 371 meters. Following our special “Farming Today” feature on Foot and Mouth Disease here is the news. News from the Soviet Union A Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin has become the first human …

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The Morning Post – New Opportunities?

  • Posted on: 23/04/2021

It is early morning in April 1961 in the Rural Bolt Hole. At last, the weather is improving. The days are growing longer, and the daffodils are are still in bloom. The fields are full of lambs and the rivers …

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