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Midges (Paperback)

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The midge does not like sunlight and thrives in the wet, so the Scottish summertime brings perfect climatic conditions for this ruthless wee beastie. Alasdair Roberts has compiled an anthology of anecdotes and information concerning the minuscule marauder, ranging from the eighteenth century to the present, and covering such topics as Bonnie Prince Charlie, Queen Victoria, kilts and camping. Perhaps most importantly, the book also includes a section on remedies and repellents, so locals and visitors can enjoy the pleasures of Scotland without the pain.

Essays & WritingEssays & JournalismHumourHumour collections & anthologies Publisher: Birlinn General Publication Date: 01/03/2005 ISBN-13: 9781841583860  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Alasdair Roberts studied history at Edinburgh University and was a lecturer in teacher training at the Northern College in Aberdeen. He is now retired and currently working on several books of Scottish history. Bob Dewar is a freelance artist. He worked on The Beano and has illustrated a number of best-selling books, including The Purrrfect Cat. He lives in Fife.

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