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17 October 2014
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Welcome to the forum, which holds memories and stories of your life in Scotland. You can browse through the subjects to get started or why not start a new topic of your own? Perhaps you want to comment on some of the archive you've enjoyed, or just want to take time to read other people's thoughts, you can contribute in any way you like, the forum is for you!
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Home Front
What do you remember about Scotland during the Second World War? How did life during wartime affect you? We want to hear your stories about rationing, blackouts and the Blitz. More Visit our Film and Radio Archive on this section
Transport & Travel
Public transport in our cities and towns was the norm, before the monopoly of the motorcar, but it has seen the survival of the fittest. Do you recall regular trams on city streets? Did you rely on regular ferry services to get home? Share your recollections of boats, planes and trains. More Visit our Film and Radio Archive on this section
Emergency Services
Did you have any close encounters with the emergency services? Can you recall when there was a policeman on every corner? Share your thoughts on the people who saved our lives in the invaluable public services. More Visit our Film and Radio Archive on this section
Rural Life
How has country life changed over the past hundred years? Whether you lived on a farm or a croft, or if you were part of a fishing community, tell us your memories of life in rural Scotland. More Visit our Film and Radio Archive on this section
Food & Drink
How has life in the kitchen changed for Scots? Can you remember cooking before the days of celebrity chefs, and when you bought groceries from the grocers? How have attitudes to drink changed? Tell us your stories. More Visit our Film and Radio Archive on this section
Home Life
We want to find out how the home has changed over the last century. Who was boss? What shopping was done? What fashion trends did you follow in days gone by? More Visit our Film and Radio Archive on this section
Childhood & Schooldays
The 20th Century saw huge changes in opinion towards childhood and schooling. We want your views on teaching methods, discipline, 11+ exams, and whether children know their place! More Visit our Film and Radio Archive on this section
Work
For many Scots, work meant a heavily industrialised life. Others fished on turbulent seas, farmed the land, found different jobs in completely new industries - or quite often found no work at all. More Visit our Film and Radio Archive on this section
Living & loving
A nation of romantics or not? Has the method of finding love changed over the last century? What about the social pressures surrounding marriage and childbirth? Send us your stories! More Visit our Film and Radio Archive on this section
Health
Which ailments have we conquered now, but were big threats in past decades? How has the NHS changed over the years? Perhaps some remember life in pre-NHS days? More Visit our Film and Radio Archive on this section
Holidays, Leisure & Entertainment
Which sports and pastimes did we brighten up the last century with? Football? The cinema? Dancing? Holidays in the sun? How have they changed in style with each generation? More Visit our Film and Radio Archive on this section
New Life
Immigrants came and emigrants went. People moved to New Towns and were pushed out of the city centres into peripheral housing schemes. Everyday life was transformed by wave after wave of technological innovation - electricity, television, traffic. At what price to Scottish life? More Visit our Film and Radio Archive on this section


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