For Advent Sunday Sally Magnusson visits Linlithgow, 10 miles West of Edinburgh, birthplace of Mary Queen of Scots who was baptised in St Michael's Church. Music includes Advent favourites O Come O Come Emmanuel, Tell Out My Soul, and Lo He Comes With Clouds Descending and a performance of Jesu Joy of Man's Desiring by The Edinburgh Singers
Bruce is a retired history teacher. In the palace he described the various stages of building by a succession of Stuart monarchs. In the church bell tower he showed Sally the bell hung there in 1490 and in use ever since
Donaldson's is Scotland's national school for pupils aged 2½ to 19 years who are deaf or have severe speech and language difficulties. Donaldson's is a Grant Aided Special School supported by the Scottish Government. Local authorities refer pupils and fund placements.
Sir James Young Simpson (1811-1870) was born in Bathgate near Linlithgow, the son of a poor baker. He qualified as a doctor at the very young age of 19 and as a medical student he watched an operation where, of course, there was no anaesthetic.
Iain Milne who showed Sally the records of the early use of Chloroform by Simpson, and the diary of his nephew, is the Sibbald Librarian at the Royal College of Physicians, 9 Queen Street, Edinburgh. Simpson was president of the college.
The Manlove family
Sally spoke to David and Carolynn Manlove about the illness which damaged their daughter Susan's brain and about how they have adapted to give Susan the best possible life under the circumstances.
O COME O COME EMMANUEL
THE ANGEL GABRIEL
TELL OUT MY SOUL
LIGHT OF THE WORLD
JESU JOY OF MAN'S DESIRING
LO HE COMES WITH CLOUDS DESCENDING
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