Vol. 11 No. 3 - Greyfriars Bobby

Vol. 11 No. 3 - Greyfriars Bobby

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63rd issue of The Storybook Home Journal™. Features Greyfriars Bobby by Eleanor Stackhouse Atkinson. Made & Printed in the USA. Categories: Eleanor Stackhouse Atkinson, Greyfriars Bobby, Magazine & Nancy Young

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Vol. 11 No. 3 of The Storybook Home Journal

Greyfriars Bobby

What's in this issue?

Such A Clean, Shining Little Kitchen the Decorating article

Elements and inspiration for re-creating Mrs. Brown's shining kitchen. Artwork illustrations include works by Viggo Johansen, Norman Garstin, John George Brown, Elin Danielson-Gambogi, and John Watson Gordon.

Tammy's Woolen Bonnet the Hearth article

Instructions for creating a Scottish tam fit for any member of the family. Artwork illustrations include works by Kenneth MacLeay, Harold Harvey, and William Adolphe Bouguereau.

After Some Manner Of Magic the Kitchen article

Mr. Traill's Inn, and Mistress Jeanie's Kitchen, supply Scottish recipes that cook slowly, but are simple to prepare and exceptionally gude. Artwork illustrations include works by Katherine MacCausland, Anne Vallayer-Coster, Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot, Elisabeth Adela Forbes, John F. Francis, Tavik Simon, Victor Gabriel Gilbert, and George Armfield.

Bagpipe, Fife, And Drum the Music article

Bring the musical history and sounds of Scotland beautifully into your home with Bobby's Bagpipe Listening List. Artwork illustrations include works by Kenneth MacLeay.

Of A Hardy Breed the Garden article

Hardy plants that bloom everywhere from the Highlands to the homegrounds. Artwork illustrations include works by George Vicat Cole, Berthe Morisot, and Ralph Todd.

A Cozy Little Inglenook the Workshop article

Inspiration for creating cozy inglenooks in the kitchen for cossetting pets or storing pots. Artwork illustrations include works by Frank Bramley and Gourlay Steell.

Eleanor Atkinson the Bookshelf article

A brief biography of Eleanor Stackhouse Atkinson, the author of Greyfriars Bobby. Artwork illustrations include works by Kenneth MacLeay, Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot, and Mary Gow.

Living Richly Without Being Rich the Attic article

Beautiful finds for thrifty Scots of any nationality. Artwork illustrations include works by Joshua Reynolds and William Snape.

Kite Tails And Balloon Voyages  the Writer's Garret article

As a basis for talking about the manner in which Seymore and Bryhta Wainscott provided for Merrinand's childhood home, Seymore describes some of his childhood interests and avocations that figured in his career.

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"To all at The Studio, I just want to say I was talking to my best friend a few days ago and she had tried Nancy's recipe for "Wheaten Griddle Bread," and as soon as I could this afternoon, I made the recipe... Read more »

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When life hands you sour tangerines, make this cake

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They were alluringly large and alluringly priced.  I didn't resist.  Six pounds of sour, and never improving clemmies later, have me revisiting the Greyfriars' Bobby issue for my marmalade recipe, and also making up this intensely flavorful concoction that wavers pleasingly between cake and confection, and lingers nicely on the tongue.  When early spring snow flies, it provides a quick trip to Provence, Florence, or Torrance.  It's especially transporting teamed with the orange-mascarpone spread coming in the springtime Mansfield Park issue... Read more »

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Of tams and terriers . . .

By Al R. Young Poor Greyfriars Bobby had to patiently linger once more, much as he did in Eleanor Atkinson's beloved story; though this wait was due to a major computer meltdown here at The Studios.  He's off and "louping" now, however, and should show up in some mailboxes as early as today.

Baroness Burdett-Coutts, the patroness of many a good cause, who magically materializes in Greyfriars Bobby as "the Grand Leddy;" was much older than she appears in this endearing portrait when she came to visit Bobby... Read more »

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By Al R. Young The Greyfriars Bobby issue of The Storybook Home Journal is now available from Al Young Studios.  This issue features these regular sections:Decorating - Such A Clean, Shining Little Kitchen (1 page)Hearth - Tammy's Woolen Bonnet (1 page)Kitchen - After Some Manner Of Magic (4 pages)Music - Bagpipe, Fife, And Drum (1 page)Garden - Of A Hardy Breed (3 pages)Workshops - A Cozy Little Inglenook (2 pages)Bookshelf - Eleanor Atkinson (2 pages)Attic - Living Richly Without Being Rich (1 page)Garret - Kite Tails And Balloon Voyages (3 pages)Greyfriars Bobby is the 69th issue of the Journal, published bi-monthly since November 2000... Read more »

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