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John Mackay Wilson (1804-1835) – the Writer of Tales of the Borders and Editor of the Berwick Advertiser 1832-1835 At this turbulent stage in British history, Wilson wrote his hugely popular Tales of the Borders and transformed the Advertiser writing, for example, controversial editorials on the Great Reform Act and the Freemen of Berwick…(Read More)

A History of Tweedmouth I am a master printer, previously MD of Martin’s Printing Works. When I retired I wrote ‘An Anecdotal History of Spittal’, then recently wrote ‘An Anecdotal History of Tweedmouth’. My favourite pastime is Bridge and I am a high ranking player. I also played Bowls until 2 years ago. I…(Read More)