Search found 131 matches

by Neil Johnston
Mon Sep 24, 2007 2:20 pm
Forum: 1715-1810
Topic: Tradecards, playbills, menus, broadsides & ballards
Replies: 3
Views: 1811

Also available,a selection of broadsides from National Library Scotland. Organised by category they run from 1650 to 1910

http://www.nls.uk/broadsides/search.html

Cheers
Neil
by Neil Johnston
Mon Sep 24, 2007 11:56 am
Forum: 1715-1810
Topic: Royal Gunpowder Mills this week end
Replies: 72
Views: 11904

Tod Thanks for the concern, but since I was staying at home I wasn't either in the hall or camp to be kicked up in time and blissfully slept through it all!!! I got there as a reinforcement at a respectable 9 a.m.in time to assist in Col Gardiner's demise and to raid the baggage Photowise I reckon t...
by Neil Johnston
Mon Sep 24, 2007 10:51 am
Forum: 1715-1810
Topic: Royal Gunpowder Mills this week end
Replies: 72
Views: 11904

Glad you had a good weekend guys. Unfortunately I couldn't make it and had to slum it at Holyrood Palace in kit with a sumptuous banquet thrown in on Friday night.:wink: I did particularly enjoy the "occupation" of the Palace and the entrance in through the gates...... stopping the traffic in the st...
by Neil Johnston
Tue Sep 18, 2007 11:46 am
Forum: 1715-1810
Topic: Fort William re-enactment 15th Sept
Replies: 7
Views: 3061

Hi Ian Succesfully managed to avoid the camera completely except when dressed as a 17thC pikeman............probably just as well!!! Thoroughly enjoyed the event and thanks again to all the groups involved for making it a pleasant fun day with no "group politics" involved. Shows it can be done and r...
by Neil Johnston
Fri Sep 07, 2007 1:53 pm
Forum: 1715-1810
Topic: Eighteenth Century Wig
Replies: 21
Views: 4835

Tod
I thought you only shot poor defenceless wHigs!!
Boom-Boom
I'll be here all week folks
Cheers
Neil
by Neil Johnston
Mon Aug 20, 2007 4:18 pm
Forum: 1715-1810
Topic: Keddleston Hall, Derby 18/19 August - 1745 event.
Replies: 10
Views: 1950

Hi Arran and Tod et al Another division of the Jacobite army gathering in the Highlands, i.e. Glenbucket's Regiment, kept the lands of Gordon, Cluny and John Roy Stuart safe over the weekend......even with rain of biblical proportions all afternoon and evening on Saturday. The provision of a marquee...
by Neil Johnston
Wed Jul 11, 2007 8:22 pm
Forum: 1715-1810
Topic: We are sexy, we are the 18th century!
Replies: 78
Views: 13980

Ah poor wee Mikey the sound of the pipes no longer cheers his heart!! I got an email from him on Monday telling me about it it.... sounds worse than a dolls house though Andy...... he's moved in with the in-laws!!!! All this after sharing the "tent of terror" with the Mealy Pudding Monster at Urquha...
by Neil Johnston
Mon May 21, 2007 4:03 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: 'Culloden' filming
Replies: 77
Views: 12176

Now I know why I missed out on all the jam doughnut filling...... I'm second last in Andy's photo :lol:
by Neil Johnston
Thu May 17, 2007 3:54 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: 'Culloden' filming
Replies: 77
Views: 12176

Love it Andy
:lol:
That one had to be the tamest sentence to be moderated in the history of the internet!!!
Certainly not the man who put the Dev in devolution
If we get in trouble again though, just say another boy did it and ran away
Cheers
Mr X
by Neil Johnston
Thu May 17, 2007 2:01 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: 'Culloden' filming
Replies: 77
Views: 12176

Phil I remember it well...... just at Nicolson Square before you got to the Odeon. Many a happy night spent half cut there. Years later I used to live in Polwarth and there was the same wee kind of late night bakers there just off Dundee St. Guy there used to do pies and rolls and made the best Vani...
by Neil Johnston
Thu May 17, 2007 1:41 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: 'Culloden' filming
Replies: 77
Views: 12176

Andy While tanatlising us with stories of Nairn's (legal note: the place not the bakery company) hairy flapjacks I must counter recommend hidden amongst the butteries and rowies at the back of the tray the foostie fruit bannocks of Keith. Made, ahem...lovingly(?) by the wifie in the shop there since...