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Dryburgh (Part 5)

12 Jun '20
Dryburgh – a novel in parts (read part 4 here) 5. Reivers. “Christ all bloody mighty, Wilson!” Just as I began to exert pressure on the...
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Dryburgh (Part 4)

05 Jun '20
Dryburgh – a novel in parts (read part 3 here) 4. Dark Moon. 21st December, 1944. A slow, pink dawn crept over the snow-covered landscape, the...
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Dryburgh (Part 3)

08 May '20
Dryburgh – a novel in parts (read part 2 here) 3. The Wasteland Disobedience of a direct order from a superior officer had only one...
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Dryburgh (Part 2)

24 Apr '20
Dryburgh – a novel in parts (read part 1 here) Explanatory Note What you have in your hands is an account of history in the old sense. For the...
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Dryburgh – Alistair Moffat

09 Apr '20
I like yarns, ripping if possible, and in these the strangest of times, the escape offered by reading a ripping yarn is more valuable than ever....
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A Time of Distance

09 Apr '20
Our own Alexander McCall Smith, author of 44 Scotland Street, wrote a poem for readers last week. It was read on BBC Radio 4 PM and appeared in the...
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