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Ducks take a Dive at Market – Thursday December 1900

We were going to drive to market to-day, partly because of those ducks. But through the night, there was a hurricane of a wind and rain and in the morning a waste of waters. The river had not been so … Continue reading

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The Storm – November 1911

“Wiz ye no et the kirk on Sunday?” “Na! We wur thrang tying fifty-sixes on the stacks. “Ah hocht they wad hae been blawn ower afore we got et them.” “It wad be a toom kirk, and the day afore … Continue reading

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How the Drought Broke – August 1921

From accounts of the exhausting and long continued spell of heat, I was afraid to go South, and was agreeably surprised to find the air become cooler as the train sped through the parched country. So cool was it that … Continue reading

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Two Hours Treacherous Delay – Monday August 1903

After the storm on Saturday night, we had a lovely Sunday; and this morning there was the sound of a reaper in one field, while in others the haycocks were being scattered to the drying winds. Could it be that … Continue reading

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