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Memories of Anstruther Easter

I was born at number 8 and subsequently lived until I was 10 at number 8 High Street. I remember the baker's (Macleod's I think) where my birthday cake was always displayed for a few days before the actual day (so were the birthday cakes for everybody else!) the pub which was then, I think,known simply as The Railway (...Read full memory)

This led down to Castle Terrace where my Auntie Lizzie Cuthbert lived. If I had no money to spend in the baker's, I could nip down here on my way to school. We could course also see the stepping stones - a source of wet feet many mornings when we risked a crossing to save time even when the stones were covered - just a little bit!

my grandfather drove the Commercial's taxi (a Rolls!) back in the 40's and early 50's. Before the opening of the Tay road bridge I believe he occasionally had to travel via Perth to get to Dundee. He picked up guests going to stay at the Commercial Hotel from the railway station (!) and I have happy memories of him (...Read full memory)

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