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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...

Discovery: Fashion Designer Aymee Charlton

    I recently found, via KILTR, the most beautiful scarves. Made in Scotland (naturally), and whimsical - perfect! I got in touch with the designer, Aymee Charlton, to find out her backstory and share her beautiful work (more than scarves! ...

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 ...

A Japanese Garden - in Scotland?

    It is among the few surviving sites of its kind in the United Kingdom - and now the privately-owned, early twentieth century Japanese-style Garden at Cowden in Clackmannanshire has been recognised for its national importance as the most ...

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 ...

Gallery of Modern Art (GoMA)

Gallery of Modern Art (GoMA) Royal Exchange Square Glasgow The building is centuries old, dating back to the eighteenth century when it was an elegant home for a Glasgow merchant who made his fortune in tobacco trade and made a home for his family i ...

Craigievar magic brings fairytales to life

      The National Trust for Scotland will bring fairytales to life in a spellbinding weekend marking 50 years of Trust conservation at Craigievar Castle near Alford on 7 and 8 September.   With its great tower and floati ...

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 ...

Leith Hall Reopens

      Recently, Leith Hall mansion house welcomed its first visitors in almost five years. The historic house at the National Trust for Scotland property at Kennethmont near Huntly (northwest of Aberdeen) has been refurbished t ...

A quick techie guide to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival

  If you’re a newbie facing the flood of talent that will engulf Edinburgh during the 2013 Festival Fringe (August 2 – 26), you’ll be wanting some serious modern technology at your disposal just to keep your head above water! But you’re ready to wa ...

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