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September 06, 2013

Great Tapestry of Scotland

Ever want to see the history of Scotland, in one place? Head to the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh this month to see it! The free exhibition is in the Main Hall from 3-21 September, 2013. The Great...

Great Tapestry of Scotland

Ever want to see the history of Scotland, in one place? Head to the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh this month to see it! The free exhibition is in the Main Hall from 3-21 September, 2013. The Great Tapestry will tour Scotland, after that. The Great Ta ...

Bales of Hay

      Scotland: Where even bales of hay get their own castle ~ Will Wellman     Photo by Winfred Peppinck       Bales of Hay Scotland: Where even bales of hay get their own c ...

Just the one Scottish lake

      It's just the one Scottish lake with the monster, right? Right? ~ Will Wellman         Photo courtesy and copyright Winfred Peppinck           ...

Giants in Glenfinnan

      Because giants can't be bothered to walk over the bumpy hills. ~ Will Wellman         Photo courtesy and copyright Winfred Peppinck Giants in Glenfinnan Written by Jessica Voi ...

Scotland for Beginners

      Can you imagine heading to Scotland - cold and foreign - after a life in India? What would it be like, to adapt interculturally to an entirely new place? Such is the story that Max Scratchmann, author, artist, and performer, s ...

Viticuso, 1913 and 2005

        I love this poem, published in Issue 2 of Far Off Places. It calls to me, makes me tear up, expands my heart, lets me wonder and wander, brings me home. This poem is republished here with permission of the author ...

Nae Man...

      Nae man can tether time or tide. Robert Burns       Photo courtesy and copyright Winfred Peppinck Nae Man... Written by Jessica Voigts    

An Evening of Story-Telling with Max Scratchmann

          The Last Burrah Sahibs An Evening of Story-Telling with Max Scratchmann at the Edinburgh Festival Spoken Word Fringe After being compulsorily retired from an Indian jute mill and returning to Dundee in the ...

Stirling Castle Online: Kids Castle

    Young visitors to Stirling Castle will be able to learn more about it with a new, interactive section on the Castle’s website: Kids Castle. Fun and educational, it is designed to help children and their families discover more about th ...

I'm William Wallace...

I'm William Wallace, and the rest of you will be spared. Go back to England and tell them... Scotland is free!     Photo of Loch Tummel Courtesy and copyright Winfred Peppinck           I'm William ...

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