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Buchan

John, 1st Baron Tweedsmuir. 1875--1940, Scottish statesman, historian, and writer of adventure stories, esp The Thirty-Nine Steps (1915) and Greenmantle (1916); governor general of Canada (1935--40)
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Buchan was too old for the infantry, but he served the war effort well, first as a correspondent in France for The Times, then working for Lord Beaverbrook as Director of the Department of Information and, briefly, as Director of Intelligence.
The incidents are alleged to have taken place at the Airthrey Park Health Centre on the campus of the university between January 1993 and May 1999, when Buchan was in practice there as a GP.
But as the competition hid away out of public sight Buchan reckons he could have been spied on by other teams.
All I can say in response is that I would rather be a whining moralist than a benefits scrounger which Buchan undoubtedly is.
Repsol Sinopec Resources UK has awarded a contract for dismantling and recycling of the Buchan Alpha unit to Veolia to be carried out at its Dales Voe site in Lerwick, Shetland.
Congratulating Ashley on his appointment, Buchan CEO David Martin said the promotion recognises Ashley's professional accomplishments and contribution to Buchan's success, as well as reinforcing the firm's commitment to developing future leaders.
Quarter-finals: Susan Hallas & Sheila Westgarth 7 Linda Gledhill & Marie Lockwood 18, Jane Hollingworth & Pat Taylor 11 Jane Buchan & Dill Harvey 18, Bernie Toon & Margaret Hennigan 16 Wendy Stott & Jane Armitage 18, Aline Vickers & Julie Mallinson 17 Katy Atkinson & Rachael Byram 18.
You may have missed Ms Buchan and her story; you may have missed the tawdry fly-on-the-wall documentaries.
But each new BIOGRAPHY Buchan generation needs to be introduced to my grandfather's work, while those who have read The Thirty-Nine Steps, I would encourage to go back and read it again.
For a start, it's noticeably well written and, further, we know that John Buchan read it and may well have known the author.
Buchan, who lives in Buckinghamshire with his wife Amy Nuttall, who played maid Ethel in Downton Abbey, is taking on one of the biggest roles in the series, as humble baker Farriner.