Month: April 2021

Thought for the day 1 May

1 May Today sees the start of ‘National, local and community history month’ – no I hadn’t heard of it either! So after you washed your face in the dew, skipped round the maypole, marched for workers’ rights or whatever, you might like to reflect on how you could learn a bit more about the …

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Thought for the day 30 April

30 As we have been enjoying a major easing of restrictions in Scotland this week, following the success of the vaccine programme and weeks of tough restrictions, we see terrible scenes of the virus surging almost-out of control in India, Brazil struggling, and Turkey entering a new lockdown. We feel desperately for those affected – …

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Thought for the day 28 April

28 World Immunisation Week Many people who were around in the first half of the Twentieth Century could tell of friends or relatives who caught infectious diseases such as diphtheria, polio and tuberculosis, of long spells in hospital (often in isolation), and for some life-changing or even fatal consequences. Nowadays it is very unusual to …

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Guild Photographic Competition

GUILD PHOTOGRAPHIC COMPETITION (National Convener’s Challenge, 2020- 2021) The subject for the photo entries is trees and/or rainbows and we are wondering if there are keen photographers among our Guild members who would like to take part. Anyone interested please contact Celia Massicks or Margaret McLeary for further details. The Church of Scotland – Scottish …

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