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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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Sebastian’s World: A Sense of Time Passing in the Home for the Terminally Overdressed

  • Posted on: 16/04/2021

For this week’s post we are in the 21st century. It is the week in which the country mourns the passing of HRH Duke of Edinburgh and we are visiting the elderly nephew of Muriel & Jasper, Sebastian Wylie Fox …

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Muriel’s Musings: At Home 1897 and 1961

  • Posted on: 11/04/2021

Spring has sprung and 60 years ago housewives were faced with the task of Spring cleaning. Here is a peek into that world…. Spring Cleaning “That’s me back wi’ the messages Mrs Wylie. I managed to get well fired rolls …

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