Friends of the Dickens Forum,

     We continue to be struck by the vitality of interest in Dickens and 
his world.  Today, we are pleased to pass along a copy
of the Newsletter of the Aberdeen Branch of the Dickens Fellowship. It 
begins with a piece  on Dickens's Scottish connections.
These include, first of all, Catherine Dickens and her family, then Sir 
Walter Scott, John Black, Angus Fletcher, and Thomas Carlyle:

     The newsletter is entitled "Little Doric" and may be seen as an 
attachment to this note.