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February 16, 2020

Glasgow Foodie Finds: Cafe Source

      Note: Sad to report that Cafe Source at Saint Andrew's in the Square ceased operation at the end of January 2020 as the building has been put up for sale by their landlord and they were asked...

Scottish Musician Emily Smith

Emily Smith has long been drawn to the landscapes and history of rural Dumfriesshire in southwestern Scotland. She was raised there, and so was Robert Burns. Smith’s travels with music take her across the world. Her home ground, though,  remains ...

Virtual tour of Maeshowe Online

People across the globe will now be able to enjoy one of Orkney’s most enigmatic Neolithic monuments after Deputy First Minister Nicola Sturgeon unveiled a new ‘virtual’ tour of Maeshowe chambered tomb at Winter Solstice.   ...

Monty Python Quest at Doune Castle

And now for something completely different!     Come along to the magnificent medieval Doune Castle on Sunday 16th September 2012 for the annual Monty Python-inspired event. Doune Castle featured in many of the scenes in the 1974 c ...

Inverawe Smokehouses: Incredible smoked fish

I happen to adore smoked fish...smoked seafood in general! The world loves Scottish seafood, and its' smoked salmon, in particular, is on the tables of families even here in Thailand. Inverawe produces the very best of Scottish smoked salmon, in that i ...

Blas Festival: Inverness and across the Highlands

From Thurso to Inverness to the Isle of Skye, all across the Highlands of Scotland, the Blas Festival brings a celebration of Gaelic music and tradition. In 2012, it is coming up from  7 through 15 September. There will be tributes to the late Ga ...

Foodie Finds: Hot Roast Company

On the High Street in Fort William, just a few steps from the weary hiker statue in Gordon Square which marks the northern end of the West Highland Way, you’ll find The Hot Roast Company. Weary hiker or no, you’ll find the food is delicious. Those nam ...

Lennoxlove Book Festival

A weekend of words and wit with some of today's best known writers and personalities, at one of Scotland's great country houses. This fall, from 2-4 November, at Lennoxlove House, Haddington, experience a weekend of sparkling book talk and a f ...

All Scotland's Landscapes Matter

Fifty years on from a ground-breaking conference looking at Scotland’s landscapes, a follow up event is scheduled to consider the future for nation’s countryside.     In 1962, a ground-breaking conference considered the stat ...

Stanley Mills: Force and Fabric

An Historic Scotland book which helped bolster the international status of Stanley Mills by highlighting new archaeological discoveries and unprecedented research has received a national award.   “Force and Fabric” was highly com ...

Scotland For the Gastronome

Scotland is a country known for producing quality items, whether it be fine ale or whiskey to hand-made kilts. The salmon is considered by some to be the best in the world. And the shortbread is highly addictive, to put it mildly. And yet when one thinks o ...

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