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Congratulations to the following Former Pupils who have reached milestone birthdays this month:-
65 Michael Clarke; John Pryde; Eion Coulthard; Andrew Spaven; Ian Macsporran;
60 Peter Callaghan; Alistair McLennan; Paul Valerio; David Marzella; Charles Pomphrey;
50 Thomas Kelly; Victor Togneri;
Please note an error in last month’s lists. Bennet Crolla was born in 1958, not 1948.
New e-mail contact:- John Macdonald from the South of France.
Ricky Demarco has just been awarded “Citizen of the Year for Edinburgh 2013”
Raymond Ross advised that “ I was in Warsaw on 11th November (my play "Wojtek the Bear had a successful six night run there). 11th Nov is Independence Day in Poland which came back into 'existence' on that day in 1918 after more than a century and a half of partition with the defeat of the imperial powers (Russia, Austro-Hungary and Germany). In Poland it is, rightly, a day of celebration!”
Father Alan Finley wrote the following “My Grandad, with whom I lived in Upper Gray St, Prestonfield and Causewayside in the 1950s had the job of cleaning tramcar engines, then bus engines. I did not know at the time but he got quite a bit of abuse (we would call it today) for being a Catholic and of course a Hibs supporter.
I used to prefer the tram from Salisbury Place to Falcon Avenue in Morningside,in 1955-8 though sometimes it was good fun to see if the bus beat it, or vice versa”
Graham Bridges also commented “It is always a pleasure to get your monthly email and it's about high time that I thanked you for the time and effort which you put into
We have had contact from Edward Merard, from Canada. He has given us a link to a free music site which has all the hits from 1950s to the 1980s, so should be of interest to all. It is worth a visit. The site is http://www.1959bhsmustangs.com/videojukebox.htm#
Gerry D’Agostino has had a new hip, and, according to the reporter in the Evening News, is making a good recovery.
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