My Native Heath...

My native heath is Central Scotland with particular attachment to Aberdour, Edinburgh and Dundee. Aberdour is a wee seaside village in the Kingdom of Fife, 4 miles across the Firth of Forth, as the seagull flies, from our capital city Edinburgh, and just along the coast from St Andrews, the world’s golf capital. We have a prize winning floral railway station, a small harbour and at one time we exported sea salt from coal-fired saltpans on the beach. Folklore has it that because of Sabbath observance, the fires were ‘banked up’ on Saturday night and Sunday’s salt wasn’t bagged until Monday by which time its crystals were different from normal working days’. The old Fifers may have been God-fe

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