A Letter To America

  • Posted on: 22/01/2021

This week Muriel updates her cousin on the economics of running a business in 1960’s Scotland…   January 22nd 1961 My Dear Cuz, Sorry, I shall begin again, but I do not want to waste another sheet of Basildon Bond …

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The New Camelot?

  • Posted on: 15/01/2021

Sixty years ago America waited, with some trepidation, for the inauguration of its new President, J.F. Kennedy. A new era was promised to the American people, the hope of all being simply marvellous. This week we join the world of …

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“Baby, It’s Cold Outside”

  • Posted on: 08/01/2021

“Here is the News from the BBC Home Service, Scotland” Good Morning, everyone. In the United States, which is in America, John F. Kennedy has formerly been elected by Congress as the 35th President. The Inauguration Ceremony will take place …

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Muriel’s Musings: Last Minute Christmas Tips

  • Posted on: 23/12/2020

For the last time in 1960, we join Muriel  for some last minute advice for Christmas. Clash, clang, hammer, ding-dong, hammer, clang, clash! Oh glorious, glorious! Those dear friends are the words of Charles Dickens, on his favourite time of …

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