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Stuart S. Laing

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Born in 1966 and raised on the east coast of Scotland in the ancient Pictish Kingdom of Fife.
Married to a wonderful woman for 19 years and we have been blessed with a beautiful daughter.
I really have to say thank-you to my wife for allowing me to spend so much time in the 18th Century when there are jobs in the 21st Century probably requiring my attention!

I have always been fascinated by the history of Edinburgh and have spend most of my adult life studying Scottish history in all its aspects but always find myself being drawn back to the cobbled streets of the Old Town.

I would urge all visitors to Scotland's ancient capital to (briefly) venture into one of the narrow closes/alleys running off from the Royal Mile to get a flavour of how
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Average rating: 4.50 · 52 ratings · 24 reviews · 9 distinct works · Similar authors
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