CAAOC ‘Limited Editions Raffle’

 The Limited editions raffle sold 243 tickets – remarkable considering the severe weather conditions and the fact that many people just couldn’t get out of their houses to sell tickets!  

Well done everyone and thanks for a superb effort! £1215.00 raised. 

Winners were in order of draw: 

Ticket 219 – Mrs Sheila Irving, Corstorphine, ticket 43 – Dr Mary Fettes, Eskbank, ticket 109 - Mrs Elizabeth Buchanan, Cousland, ticket 125 - Alys Watson,Cousland Park Livery, ticket 83 – Mr E Wilson, Edinburgh, ticket  42 – Myrtle & Richard Pont, Pathhead, ticket 121 – Mr Alan Rennie, Edinburgh, ticket 34 – Mrs Fay Cornes, Cousland, ticket 234 – Adrian Carnie, Cousland, ticket 140 – Pam McKay, Edinburgh 

We are contacting winners currently to get their prize choice to them. 

Many many thanks go to the prize donators 

Humbie based artist Jean Laing is inspired by the landscape of East Lothian and the Lammermuir Hills and creates her images using a range of mixed-media such as acrylic, collage and oil pastels.
This original work is entitled ‘A Glimpse of Blue’. She currently has work on display at Red Barn and Flat Cat galleries and has previously exhibited at Greens & Blues, North Berwick, Upfront, Penrith, Peter Potter, Haddington and
the Royal Scottish Academy in Edinburgh. www.REDBARNGALLERY
Accomplished artist Dave Tuddenham from Cousland has donated an original watercolour of fishing boats beached on the sand.
Author Kirsten McKenzie has donated a signed volume of 2 novels she has written. Her first novel The Chapel at the Edge of the World was shortlisted for the Saltire Society’s First Book of the Year award in 2010. This prize consists of this book, her 2nd Novel The Captain’s Wife and a signed audio book version of The Chapel at the Edge of the World. More info on Kirsten from
‘Meadows in the Snow’ is a signed limited edition print by award winning photographers Tricia Malley and Ross Gillespie, collectively known as broad daylight.
It was shot as part of Rebus’s Scotland, an evocative and stunningly photo book highlighting the places that inspired Ian Rankin’s Rebus novels. Accompanied by a copy of the book.
Michael McManus Wood Sculptor, professional local craftsman has used wood from a 140 year old Horse Chestnut tree,
which grew by the Old Schoolhouse in Cousland, to create a beautiful, tactile conker.
This tree was a much loved focal point in the village but succumbed to old age in January 2010 and had to be felled.
Alastair Buchanan is a professional artist based in Cousland. From his internationally known series of Scottish Distilleries he has donated an original painting of an Islay Distillery.
Jamie Fleming is the resident blacksmith at Cousland Smiddy and as one of the few remaining professionals in the craft produces bespoke items from the forge for a wide range of clients. He has recently diversified into one off and commissioned stonework and has donated a bird bath handcarved in French Limestone. Jamie’s contact details can be found on
The Signet is a very special bottle of Scotch from Glenmorangie! ‘A fusion of unique and rare elements, and clouded in secrecy, Signet is the culmination of a lifetime’s experience. A blend of our oldest whisky – distilled over thirty years ago when malting still occurred on site – and spirit matured in a selection of the world’s finest casks, this undoubtedly is the richest whisky in our range.’ .
Wood turner Douglas Bolton has produced many pieces at the lathe,
and has donated a piece using wood from a cherry tree cut down in Cousland village in 2000.
A selection of home made preserves from the multi award winning team at Cousland SWRI.
One of the oldest WRI branches in the country, celebrating it’s 93rd birthday this year.

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