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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...

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 ...

Scotland for Foodies

    The old view of food in Scotland - yum? Never fear! The food scene is changing - for the better. And there are several great new resources about finding local - and classic - Scottish Food. Take a look...   At A Traveler's Li ...

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    

The Tea Garden, Mallaig

    Picture this: a gorgeous warm late September day, on Mallaig Harbor, Scotland, with dear family friends, and an incredible meal. Yes - it was the quintessential perfect day, replete with time on a sandy beach while the tide was coming i ...

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 ...

The Scottish Sun...

    The Scottish sun, shocked by having its usual cloudy underpinnings stripped away, shone feverishly, embarrassed by its nakedness. ― Stuart Haddon     Photo taken near the Dores Inn, Loch Ness. Photo copyright Jessie Voigts & ...

The First Portobello Poetry Panopticum

    The Portobello Poets are a newly-formed group of poets from Portobello and around and were formed as the result of an Inky Fingers workshop on performance poetry led by Jenny Lindsay. Their first public performance is on Sunday 28th ...

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 ...

Travel gets easier in Scotland

  Citylink is Scotland’s major cross country bus system. Their coaches -- which is what buses which travel long distance routes are known as in Scotland -- connect more than two hundred towns and cities across the country. We've written abo ...

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