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Jessie’s Ginger Cake

You can read this post here on the Corrarie Cottage website blog. It is a tribute to a wonderfully kind woman,  Jessie Livingstone, who was cook and housekeeper at nearby Carse House where my grandparents lived for about 50 years. … Continue reading

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A moral makeover: or what to do with nearly £2000 a day!

I hope Sir Fred Goodwin, former head of Royal Bank of Scotland, reads his Aristotle because he is in dire need of a moral makeover. Magnificence was a required aspect of all forms of cultural display and therefore expenditure in … Continue reading

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