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The Dundas St. Experiment 1827... a Cuckoo tale! 18 October 2015

Halloween Cupcakes EdinburghThe 1827 Great Plague of Edinburgh originated above a small bakery at 150 Dundas Street. Half the city perished. The other half fled. Outsiders discovered six strange specimens in the chaotic quarters above the bakery: a still-runny nose; a shard of glass; a dead mouse; a bloody eyeball; a severed ear and an infected foot. Only later, when they found a man's body in the ruins on Inchcolm Island, did they finally fathom the curious tale of a cuckoo called Roth and the Plague he created. His notebook told them everything...

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