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A Snowy Retrospective

Snow always looks best when it first falls, and happily that’s when most of us get our cameras out. Here’s a little montage of some of the ones that were taken in the last week.  Angela reported 20 inches up … Continue reading

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Happy New Year

Happy New Year, and to quote John Lennon “let’s hope it’s a good one!” Hogmanay 2021 was a quiet celebration for most of us, bringing in the New Year with members of our own households.  However, shortly after The Bells, … Continue reading

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December

Use …… Recycle …… Repeat …… After a year of extreme weather events, the World Meteorological Organisation has said that 2020 is very likely to be one of the warmest years on record globally. Recycling, which helps to reduce greenhouse … Continue reading

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Fearnan Marks Remembrance Day

This year’s Remembrance Sunday Service in Fearnan was very different from previous years, as was the case through out the country. With restrictions on the number of people allowed to congregate and organised gatherings not permitted, the Tay Lyon Churches … Continue reading

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Arrangements for Fearnan Remembrance Day Service 2020

This year, it will not be possible to have the usual Remembrance Day Service at the Fearnan War Memorial as outdoor gatherings are not permitted due to the pandemic. Instead, this Sunday morning Taylyon Churches will be broadcasting an act … Continue reading

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Halloween!

It’s Halloween! That time of the year when the veil between the physical world and the plane inhabited by ghosts and demons thins, and sometimes spirits slip through to our world. So, if tonight you hear a soft tap on … Continue reading

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Appeals Edition – Squirrels……. and Tights!

Tights for Trees Appeal! The Blog has received this slightly odd, but absolutely serious, appeal from Jenny Penfold. Jenny writes: The Woodland Trust advisor paid us a visit in late August to see how we were managing with our small, … Continue reading

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Two Steps Forward and One Step Back

Tighter Covid restrictions meant that we couldn’t invite Ian McGregor to the village for a special celebratory tea for his 90th birthday, but Peter and Sheila were able to visit Ian and his dog, Fern, bearing birthday wishes and, most … Continue reading

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Happy 90th Birthday to Ian McGregor!

This is a special edition of the Blog to wish a very Happy 90th Birthday to Fearnan’s good friend and former resident, Ian McGregor. In pre-covid times, we would have invited Ian to a special birthday tea in the village … Continue reading

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Observations on the County or Sheriffdom of Perth 1783 …….

One if the most interesting early maps of this area is James Stobie’s Map of Perthshire and Clackmannan of 1783. The scale of an inch to the mile is sufficiently detailed to show individual parish boundaries, farm names, roads etc. … Continue reading

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