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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.

Feb 26, 2021

Frederick talks about his father, Walter Jamieson who spent most of his working life at sea- the Merchant Navy, fisheries protection and on whaling ships with Salvesen. We hear tales of his Leith granny, his own childhood and working life. From training as a cooper to working as a lorry driver. Also the heady days of...

Feb 19, 2021

Keith Jeffery grew up in Portobello in the 1960s and 70s. On leaving school he trained as a butcher and worked for MacSweens. In the late 1970s he was bitten by the CB (Citizen Band) radio bug. He saved up for a set and aerial, bought from a CB radio supplier at Fountainbridge. He tells about the technology of the time,...