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All these wonderful stories have been recorded by the staff of The Living Memory Association, which is now based at The Wee Museum of Memory in Ocean Terminal, Leith, beside the Royal Yacht Britannia.  If you have a tale to tell, please pop in to share it with us or get in touch please on and we can capture your story remotely from wherever you are in the world.

Dec 21, 2020

Another Excursion to the Grassmarket area of Edinburgh in the 1920s and 30s. Once again our guide is Tommy Carson. Tommy was born in 1922 and lived in the Grassmarket until he joined the army in 1939. He retains an amazing recall of his childhood and early years. Here he gives us a more detailed memories of the shops...