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Folklore of Dunbeath

Helen Lindsay

Folklore of Dunbeath

by Helen Lindsay

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Published by Dunbeath Preservation Trust in (Dunbeath) .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Helen Lindsay ; illustrations byEwan Morrison.
ContributionsDunbeath Preservation Trust.
The Physical Object
Pagination56p. :
Number of Pages56
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17125207M

of Dunbeath, and in to Inverness. In the ’s, he published short stories in various British magazines. While working in Inverness, he began to write novels in his spare time. His second novel, Morning Tide (), was chosen by the London Book Society as their Book of the Month. His next successful nov-. Posts. Highland Fling - by Joan Jaffe (Part One) Highland Fling - by Joan Jaffe (Part Two) Lakes & Lochs of the Trossachs Region; Bathgate's History at the Bennie Museum.

  David Scott, Ariel and Caliban, In a previous post I examined evidence indicating that the fays have a distinctive gliding motion. Implicit in that is the possibility that they may be hovering above the surface of the ground, rather than being in contact and taking steps. It sounds from the reports as though they may not.   The titles reviewed in this section of Ibis are available for reference at the Alexander Library of the Edward Grey Institute of Field Ornithology, Department of Zoology, South Parks Road, Oxford, UK. The library is open to Ibis readers, Monday to Friday (– h). Please write, telephone (+44 (0)1 ) or email (@ or .

  Scotland’s north-east coast is the road less travelled, a place of apparent desolation that conceals a rich culture and history. In whisky terms, too, there is more to this region than meets the eye, and a sense of renewal that balances the losses of history. Rob Allanson sets off up the : Rob Allanson. Dunbeath-born writer Neil Gunn’s herrings from his novel The Silver Darlings, and his folklore masterpiece, Scenes and Legends of the North of Scotland, Street Book Festival in Dingwall and The Archeology Festival when she will share the stories connected to.


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