October's Scottish Curler magazine, the first of a new season, has been published and is now in the mail to subscribers.
This month's BIG story is the discovery of an unknown curling painting by Sir John Lavery, in a gallery in Cape Town, South Africa. David B Smith describes how he tracked it down. There are reports on the RCCC summer camp, the AGM and the Gala Awards dinner. Maryel interviews Jim Buchanan. The curlers receiving support through the Scottish Institute of Sport and through the RCCC are in the spotlight.
Club of the Month is Dunfermline Ladies CC!
Rock Rules returns with a question from Sandy Beech of Largs, answered by Chief Umpire Helen Back.
Curling World features the big outdoor bonspiel in New Zealand, with an evocative description of what it was like to take part. John Fridd's photo is on the cover and others are inside.
Copey predicts who's going to do well this season in men's and women's play, in Behind the Glass! And the Editor had something to say about volunteers. iCURL looks at Forums. Plus the usual roundup of news reports, Hoggie, and the caption competition.
There's something in the magazine for everyone. Please keep the voice of curling in Scotland alive! Find out how to subscribe here.
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