Readers' memories

Discover bygone Scotland with our collection of memories of life in different decades.

Bob McMillan recalls the excitement of the run-up to Christmas in 1950s Glasgow, when the department stores of ...

21/11/2016

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Irene Lebeter recalls working in the offices of a Cambuslang steelworks in the Fifties. ...

14/11/2016

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Margaret Mather recalls a fabulous job which could only have existed in the Swinging Sixties

31/10/2016

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David Ross recalls visits to his grandparents in Glasgow, in the days when children were expected to stay in the ...

17/10/2016

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Gael Hearn recalls the many rituals and chores associated with a cosy home fire. ...

07/10/2016

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Carolyn O'Hara recalls the fun of celebrating a Scottish Halloween in the Fifties and Sixties. ...

03/10/2016

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Margaret Fisher remembers her first job, in the days before computers, when touch typing, complicated copying ...

26/09/2016

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In 1960 Johnny Gentle toured Scotland with John Lennon, Paul McCartney and George Harrison, who would later become ...

13/09/2016

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Colin Black recalls a memorable trip north and his first experience of staying in a static caravan. ...

22/08/2016

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Anne Pack recalls the annual excitement of the Jooley Fair coming to Kinross in the Sixties and Seventies. ...

15/08/2016

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Sheila Grant recalls the many chores, as well as the sights and sounds, that surrounded washday in bygone Scotland. ...

08/08/2016

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Isobel Allison recalls the excitement of cinema going in 1950s Glasgow. ...

29/07/2016

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