Scotland's history

Steeped in a bloody and tragic history, Scotland is full of endless stories through the centuries. Wars with England, the clan system, the fight for independence and the Stewart reign are all fascinating chapters in our colourful past. Here’s my look at some of the most remarkable bits.

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A Study of the Scots

Scottish Traits and the Personality of the Scots Self-isolation, social distancing, house arrest, lockdown…..choose your poison it all amounts to

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A Glaswegian’s Glasgow

A Glasgow Blog, with a Difference The rain is coming down. I’m watching from the safe side of the glass

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Things to do in Aberdeenshire

Road Tripping Through Aberdeenshire and the Cairngorms National Park It’s that typically lovely time of year in Scotland, May, when

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Castles near Edinburgh

Castles near Edinburgh Edinburgh Castle. Perhaps you’ve heard of it? One of the undisputed iconic images of Scotland, it sits

The William Wallace Story

William Wallace, Scottish Patriot and Icon Whenever I’m feeling the need to be especially, and very heart-thumpingly, Scottish, I internalise

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Castles near Glasgow

Exploring the Castles Near Glasgow With the rain lashing off the windows, the heating creeping on and darkness storming in

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Shetland Travel Guide

Shetland Travel Guide As I continue my review of this month’s trip to the Shetland Isles, I’m going to deviate

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