Winston C Irvine

Articles by Winston C Irvine:

Coal, Black Gold from the Past

In normal circumstances, coal means instant warmth – just add firelighters and strike a match. However, in this day and age, coal is becoming the black gold of the past.

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East Lothian’s Seals

Seals are a great favourite with visitors to zoos and circuses but two species of seal can also be seen in their native habitat on the East Lothian shores: the grey seal (Halichoerus grypus) and the common seal (Phoca vitulina)
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Jane Welsh Carlyle, the Flower of Haddington

Jane Welsh Carlyle, the wife of poet, writer and philanthropist Thomas Carlyle, was the only daughter of Dr John Welsh, a highly respected G.P. who had a flourishing practice in Haddington.

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Pedal Power – A Tour of the Lothians

This trip covers a distance of 40 miles running from Currie in the west to Dunbar in the east. Bordered by the Pentland Hills, the Moorfoots and the Lammermuirs, the city of Edinburgh and the North Sea coast, it offers miles of varied countryside.

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