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Jul 6, 2006 - Scotland

"WE W'S ROBBED!" We made a special effort to get into camp early enough to watch the Italy/Australian Soccer match. We watched only the second half and thought history might be in the making, until the last minute penalty. Any Englishmen we encountered expressed the opinion that 'we was robbed'. However, we have not discussed the game since England bowed out on penalties. Italy looked good against Germany in extra time on Tuesday night (is that fair comment, DB?) and of course now Italy and France meet in the final. SCONE PALACE - as we...

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Pat Moore Family

Jun 19, 2006 - Skye High

Way back in the 1990s I lived on a small island off Skye. It was a quiet spot known for its serenity - when the tour buses weren't rolling in. But a lot has changed.For starters the controversial bridge that everyone reckoned was bankrupting the blokes who ran the ferry, no longer has a toll, so it's open slather. I sail across it feeling a little like I'm sending those poor bridge-building guys broke.The other big change comes every June, in the form of The Skye Music Festival . This festival is huge, drawing massive crowds from all over...

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