This story was written as a gift for my sister, Flo Watson, in the fan fiction gift exchange,
My Old Fandom. It was
originally posted to
AO3 on 11 June 2016 with the reveal on 17 June.
Peter Pillans, Mrs. Wilson, Jessie Wilson,
Mr. Dawson, Jessie Simpson, Bessie Simpson, Mr. Simpson, Minnie (née Guthrie) and her mother, and
the locations and relationships between the characters as described in this story come from Janet
Sandison (Jane Duncan)’s series of books about Jean Robertson’s life
and times. The original series and its characters are the property of Jane Duncan’s
estate. This story has been written as a commentary on the original work. No copyright
infringement is intended.
The picture of dairy shorthorn cattle comes
originally from Wikipedia, to which it was added by Ryan Barrett on 16 May 2008. It was cropped with
Microsoft Paint, and turned into a transparency at Online
The stone background graphic comes from Silvia
The sandy background graphics came from 321Clipart.com,
and had their colour altered at GRSites.com and/or with
Microsoft Picture Manager.
The other background graphics come from and/or were made at
I made the stone buttons myself using a background tile from
GRSites.com, and turned it into a transparent PNG at the
Free Online Image Editor.
All original material on this webpage copyright © Greer Watson 2016.