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The Broons Days Oot

Author : David Donaldson
ISBN : 1902407946
Genre : Travel
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A guide to 52 days out in Scotland, with over 200 things to do and places to go. Written by the Broons family, its full of wee stories, postcards home, letters, notes, collectors cards, lea?ets and clippings about their favorite places all stuck in a scrapbook-style. A folded wall map of Scotland, and up-to-date details of all the places listed, are included in a pouch on the inside back cover.

The Broons

Author : Rob Drummond
ISBN : 9781350028043
Genre : Drama
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Pit the kettle oan mither, this is braw news! Scotland's most famous family, The Broons, are brought to life in this new stage adaptation by award-winning playwright Rob Dummond. Beloved of readers since their first appearance in the Sunday Post in 1936, The Broons are a family of infamous characters including Granpaw, Paw and Maw Broon, Hen and Joe, Daphne, Maggie, Horace, the Twins and the Bairn. Living in each other's pockets in 10 Glebe Street, today they're getting together for a commemorative photograph. But change is afoot at 10 Glebe Street when Maggie announces she's getting married, Hen and Daphne are heading out on dates, Joe is off to London and Horace is off to Mars. With Paw trying to save his pennies for the wedding and Grandpaw out to settle old scores, what will Maw do to keep her family together? Filled with laughs, love and comic-strip visuals, all set to a Scottish soundtrack, The Broons is a fast-paced, fun and fantastic adaptation of a much-loved institution. It was first performed at Perth Concert Hall in September 2016 as part of a Scotland-wide tour.

Leaving The Land

Author : Anne Ewing
ISBN : 9781450296359
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The lives of Scottish farmers Jim and Joey Rutherford spanned most of the twentieth century and encompassed great social and economic change. In this memoir, their daughter and author Anne Ewing provides a testament to her parents steadfastness to each other and to their family and friends. With humorous anecdotes, rich details, and images, Leaving the Land shares the heritage of the Rutherfords, who were born during the First World War and married during the Second. From a very modest start, they built up their farming business over thirty-five years, always with an adventurous and enterprising approach. Their personalities combined the thrift and work ethic typical of their generation, with an openness of mind, generosity of spirit, and sense of humour not always associated with the Scottish character. Not only does Leaving the Land communicate one familys legacy, but also provides insight into Scottish history and gives commentary on signs of the times such as the socioeconomic trends, the shift from rural to urban living, and the effects of two world wars and the Great Depression. It also serves as a remembrance of lives well lived in a time and place that will soon exist in memory only.

Judgment Day

Author : Warren Murphy
ISBN : 9780751558104
Genre : Fiction
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Remo Williams is The Destroyer, an ex-cop who should be dead, but instead fights for the secret government law-enforcement organisation CURE. Smith had been his boss there from the start, but suddenly everything is changing. CURE finds itself with a new director: Blake Corbish, an up-and-coming VP at International Data Corp who just appears one day. Where's Smith? Corbish tells Remo that Smith had to be eliminated after having a breakdown and endangering national security. But for Remo, things aren't adding up, and he has a lot of questions. He will find the answers spelled out in blood, pain and violent death... Breathlessly action-packed and boasting a winning combination of thrills, humour and mysticism, the Destroyer is one of the bestselling series of all time.

Maw Broon S But An Ben Cookbook

Author : Waverley Books
ISBN : 190240761X
Genre : Cooking
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A glorious new cookbook - the follow up to Maw Broon's Cookbook. Full of traditional recipes - but all new recipes - such as clootie dumpling, auld alliance pudding, American apple pie, a stick and a poke (rhubarb with a small bag of sugar), bramble jelly, plus recipes using fresh ingredients such as mussels, trout, and whisky marmalade.Scotlands best loved matriarch launches her second cookbook with the secrets of her country cooking from the But An Ben. The Gourmand Award-winning Maw Broons Cookbook was Scotlands Number One bestseller for nine weeks in the run up to Christmas 2007, and is still high in the charts. Maw was a wee bit pit oot by all the stooshie in the papers last year over her Maw Broon's Cookbook all that fuss about her being booked by the Diet Police! Indeed! She was pleased to hear all the celebrity chefs saying "everything in moderation".She went straight to the But An Ben to get the cookbook from there - as it has loads of healthy stuff - it being in the country. Maw loves the But an Ben, the Broons holiday home, her wee hoose among the heather that she always wanted, where the nations favourite family get away to from the town to experience all the goodness of the country! More of Maws secrets are shared in Maw Broon's But an' Ben Cookbook. There are simple recipes too for when the whole family isnt there and Maw has to stay at Glebe Street, so the brood doesnt fade away.These are completely new recipes from Maw. Traditional cooking with organic, nutritious ingredients, as well as some good, old-fashioned full-fat favourites! And the bits and pieces that are tucked into the cookbook are all there stains, seed packets, timetables, photos everything. Maw's been making all these recipes for years too - and she gets the whole family out and about in the fresh air, gathering and foraging. Happy peaceful carefree days for the whole family. Outings - Days Out - Activities that big and wee bairns can all do together Maw thinks there's nothing better than the whole family working away - having fun and days out all together.And she believes in the whole family sitting down together and eating and blethering and catching up with all that's going on. The family that eats together stays together! As Maw says "Play weel, Eat weel - stay weel!" And Jings - in this country we've got such rare good food on our own doorstep - fish and meat - everything fresh - eggs - poultry - fruit for the picking, a countryside rich in mushrooms, berries and wild plants for those who know where to look.And Maw says there's nae need tae cheat when you are cookin'! This is a cookbook for every season, using all the goodness of the land. The outdoor life. Days out and things to do. The seaside isnt that far away, and the Luntie Loch and Snechtie River provide an abundance of local fish for the talented fisherman. (Or for Paw and Granpaw theres an excellent fishmonger in Auchentogle.) Theres picnic and barbecue food, and perfect food for a hikers packed lunch and for hampers.Grow your own. Theres gardening tips and recipes for the home-grown produce from Granpaws vegetable patch. Hes a dab hand at growing herbs, leeks, carrots and tatties at the back of the But an Ben.Pick your own. Theres food for free aplenty at the But an Ben, and foraging is a great activity for bored bairns. Wild plants, berries, mushrooms, and herbs theres rich pickings in the hedgerows for those who know where to look.Nostalgia. Readers will recognise the various rituals of family days out: tartan travel rugs, leaky flasks, sand in your sandwiches, falling in the burn, travel sickness, midgies and good, honest family fun in the outdoors! Maw Broons But an' Ben Cookbook has it all. Happy, peaceful, carefree days at the But an Ben!

Cogan S Trade

Author : George V. Higgins
ISBN : 9781409137580
Genre : Fiction
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A crime masterpiece brought back into print - and transformed into the major film, Killing Them Softly, starring Brad Pitt. Jackie Cogan doesn't advertise what he does. But when the New England mob have a mess they need cleared up, they know who to call. Markie Trattman runs a high-stakes card-game under their protection. When the game gets raided by a couple of no-name hoodlums, Jackie's out of pocket. Unless of course he set up the heist himself. Either way the mob's got a problem. To restore credibility and keep things running smooth, they need to find out who's behind the heist - and then justice must be seen to be done. Which is where Jackie comes in. The trouble is, this is one game with a lot of players, including an out-of-town hitman, a sleazy attorney, a professional dog-stealer, and enough hoods, hangers-on and high-rollers to really make Jackie earn his dough. Filmed as Killing Them Softly.

The Broons

Author : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
ISBN : 0851164609
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Noctes Ambrosianae

Author : John Wilson
Genre : Blackwood's Edinburgh magazine
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Robyn S Gran

Author : Jinty
ISBN : 9781479763917
Genre : Poetry
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Have you ever sat down with your coffee to enjoy a new book to discover it was too flowery or too hard a read for you? Well this is definitely not that book; this book is full of wee poems written in Scottish slang as the Scots tongue and poetry is close to my heart and would like everyone to enjoy some writings of my home land. I am sure you will easily understand without a translator, and very easy to read. The childrens poems mostly have little moral endings to teach simple lessons like being careful crossing the road, keeping your teeth clean and doing as you are asked. You will enjoy the exploits of many mischievous woodland beasts along with stories of gnomes and elves. Your children will slip off peacefully to sleep and dream their own magical fantasies. This book will make you laugh and cry but hopefully most of you will enjoy these easy to read poems. Robyns Gran

Sketches Of Life Among My Ain Folk By The Author Of Johnny Gibb Of Gushetneuk

Author : William Alexander
ISBN : OXFORD:600065343
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